NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Interim Police Chief Michael Goldsmith has requested the assistance of the Virginia State Police with the ongoing investigation of an officer involved shooting that occurred Thursday evening.
On August 31, 2022, around 9:35 p.m., officers were on patrol in the 2700 block of Vincent Avenue when they noticed two suspicious vehicles stopped in the road. While the officers were attempting to investigate further, a man near the vehicles began firing at the officers. Two officers immediately fired their service weapons, and the suspects fled the area. One of the officers detained a suspect after a foot pursuit. This suspect sustained no injuries during the incident.
One of the officers involved sustained a non-life-threatening injury during the shooting. The officer is currently receiving treatment and is expected to recover.
Shortly after the shooting, officers were notified of a gunshot victim near the scene. Officers located a man with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound, and he was taken to the hospital.
This is still an active and ongoing criminal investigation. No further details will be released at this time.
Anyone with information about this shooting or who witnessed suspicious activity in the area of the 2700 block of Vincent Avenue are encouraged to submit information though the P3Tips mobile application.
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