VSP Investigating Saturday’s Officer-Involved Shooting in Wythe County, VA
A deputy and a suspect are receiving medical treatment following an officer-involved shooting Saturday in Wythe County.
Police say they received a call regarding a stolen vehicle in the Rural Retreat area, and after a deputy spotted the vehicle and the alleged suspect, the two reportedly got into a physical altercation involving the deputy’s firearm. A report says the suspect was then shot. That individual was airlifted to receive treatment, while the deputy was treated for injuries at a local hospital.
The incident is now under investigation by Virginia State Police.
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