Lynchburg police were on scene at the intersection of 5th and Madison streets after a person was shot Thursday morning.
Police said they separated two men who had been fighting and discovered one had a gunshot wound, which police described as non-life-threatening. He was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital.
The other man, a 28-year-old from Lynchburg, was charged with reckless handling of a firearm.
Police ask anyone with information about the incident to contact Det. Stevenson at (434) 455-6116 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter a tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.
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