Two Richmond Officers Shot

June 02, 2020 - 4:57 am

News Radio 1140 WRVA


Richmond, VA _ The Richmond Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting tonight on the city’s south side.

Police say t approximately 1:25 a.m., RPD officers were dispatched to investigate a report of an armed party in the 800 block of Semmes Avenue.

When they arrived there was gunfire in the 1000 block of Semmes Avenue.

Two RPD officers were shot.

One suspect was shot.

All three of the injured were transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Two additional suspects were detained for questioning.

The Department’s Force Investigation Team (FIT) will investigate the shooting and prepare a report for review by the RPD Chief of Police and submission to the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.