Person shot by trooper responding to domestic case in Patrick County

Published: Jan. 14, 2022 at 11:06 PM EST
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PATRICK COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - A domestic disturbance report led to a person being shot Friday night in Patrick County.

According to the Patrick County Sheriff’s Office, the 911 Communications Center received a call around 7:00 p.m. from a female about a domestic dispute. The 911 agent reported hearing a male in the background threatening to kill the person who called.

A deputy sheriff and a state trooper responded to the home in the Woolwine area. The trooper arrived first and made contact with the female inside the home., according to investigators. It was at this time the male allegedly showed a gun and the trooper fired his service weapon, hitting the male.

Neither the deputy nor trooper were injured.

The case is being handled by the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations.

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