One dead after incident near Eastern Montgomery High School

Published: Sep. 24, 2023 at 7:47 PM EDT
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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a breaking and entering Sunday on Crozier Court.

When deputies arrived on scene, the suspect fled, resulting in a chase that ended near Eastern Montgomery High School.

The suspect is described as a white man, with no further details being released.

Deputies say the man then produced a handgun and took his own life. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to police, there is no evidence officers shot at the subject.

The remains were transported the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for identification.

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and Virginia State Police are investigating the incident.