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Virginia police investigate officer-involved shooting

August 19, 2018

RICHMOND, Md. (AP) — Virginia police say a man remains hospitalized after being shot by on-duty Richmond police officer.

The shooting happened Saturday night when the officer tried to stop a vehicle in Richmond. Authorities say the vehicle eventually stopped across the Henrico County line, and a man inside fled on foot.

Police say the officer caught up to the man after a short chase. Authorities say after an altercation, the man was shot by the officer, and the man was taken to a local hospital to be treated for his injuries. Police say he remained hospitalized Sunday afternoon.

Authorities say detectives recovered a handgun at the scene.

Police say no Richmond police officers were injured, and no Henrico officers were present when the shooting happened. The incident remains under investigation.

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