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Officer-Involved Shooting Overnight

Richmond officer shoots suspect after chase into Henrico

August 19, 2018 - 8:26 am
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Henrico, Va. (wrva.com) - Henrico Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting involving an on-duty Richmond City police officer. 

 

On August 18, 2018 at approximately 10:00 p.m., Henrico police say a Richmond City police officer attempted to stop a vehicle in the area of Darbytown Road and Blue Ridge Avenue in the city of Richmond.  The vehicle eventually stopped in the 1500 block of Edgelawn Circle in Henrico County where a man got out and fled on foot. 

 

After a short foot chase, police say the officer caught up with the male in the same block, and an altercation ensued.  During the altercation, Henrico police say the man was shot by the Richmond City police officer.  He was transported to a local hospital by Henrico Fire for treatment of his injuries. 

No word on his current condition