Va. Police Officer Seriously Wounded Chasing Attempted Robbery Suspect

Nov. 30, 2023
A Henrico police officer was shot and seriously wounded when the department responded to a call involving an attempted robbery and a chase ensued.

A Virginia police officer was seriously wounded in a chase with an attempted robbery suspect Wednesday.

The shooting happened at about 7:40 p.m. when Henrico police were called about an attempted robbery, WWBT-TV reports. When confronted by police, a suspect fled before opening fire.

An officer was struck, and police did not return fire. The wounded officer was seriously injured bus is expected to recover.

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