A suspect has been charged in the shooting of an Amherst County, Virginia Sheriff's deputy after a traffic stop on Friday.
Twenty-two-year-old Trevor D. Ewers was charged by Virginia State Police with malicious wounding of a law enforcement officer, using a firearm in a felony and possessing a firearm as a felon, according to The News Advance.
A deputy stopped a vehicle at the Monroe Post Office around 11:30 p.m. Friday and was shot in the head by the passenger.
A responding deputy returned fire and shot and wounded the passenger.
Ewers received treatment for non-life-threatening injuries at Lynchburg General Hospital before being charged.
The wounded deputy is currently recovering from his injuries and is expected to survive.