UPDATE: Suspect identified after officer-involved shooting in Rockbridge County

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Authorities have released the name of the individual involved in the officer-involved shooting at Cornerstone Bank in Rockbridge County on Dec. 15.

Despite CPR efforts, Robert Allen Morrison, 57, of Charlottesville, Va. died at the scene of the incident, according to a release from Virginia State Police.


State Police are investigating, after the suspect in a bank robbery was shot and killed in a confrontation with Rockbridge County Sheriff's deputies.

The call to 911 came in at 10:55 Friday morning.

State Police say three Rockbridge County deputies were the first to arrive at the shopping center. And they challenged the man they found behind the building next door.

State Police say the man pointed a handgun at the deputies, and the deputies fired their weapons.

Emergency crews administered CPR, but the man died at the scene.

Investigators searched his car, which was located nearby. Late Friday afternoon, they were still in the process of notifying the man's family.

The bank was also robbed in September. Friday evening, the Rockbridge County Sheriff's Office said investigators believe the two incidents could be linked.
Virginia State Police are investigating a deadly deputy-involved shooting.

The Rockbridge County Sheriff's Office received the 911 reporting a robbery in progress just before 11 a.m. Friday.

Officials said a person ran behind the building next door, when deputies arrived.

Authorities said the person pulled out a gun, and a deputy shot the person.

The person died at the scene.

This is the same Cornerstone bank that was robbed back in September.

Authorities believe that earlier robbery and the robbery on Friday are connected.

The deputies involved in the shooting have been placed on paid administrative leave pending the State Police investigation.


State Police are at the scene where someone has just robbed a bank in Lexington.

WDBJ7 is told that it happened at the Cornerstone Bank on North Lee Highway.

No further details have been released at this time.

Stay with WDBJ7 for this is a developing story