Kevin O'Neal Allen

Kevin O'Neal Allen

Kevin O'Neal Allen, 36, of Appomattox, has been charged with second-degree murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony in connection to the shooting of a Lynchburg woman.

The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating the homicide that occurred on the 2100 block of Pocahontas Street overnight. 

At 11:26 p.m. Thursday, officers responded to a call for a gun shot in the 2100 block of Pocahontas Street. Officers found a female deceased in the residence with a single gunshot wound.

The deceased was identified as Cansas Carolyn Crotts, 25, of Lynchburg. 

The suspect was identified and arrested on scene.

This is an ongoing investigation. Additional information will be released as when available.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Scott at (434) 455-61174 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter a tip online at or use the P3 app on a mobile device.