Man seriously injured, officers furloughed after shooting involving Henrico officer
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) – Henrico officers involved in a shooting Wednesday night have been placed on administrative leave while an investigation into the incident is ongoing.
According to Henrico County, officers were executing a search warrant at a home in the 300 block of Crawford Street around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28 when the incident occurred. Police said officers were heading towards the residence when shots were fired by a suspect. As the shots were fired, the officers present also fired their weapons, according to police.
The adult male suspect suffered serious injuries from the shooting and was treated at the scene by Henrico Fire and EMS before being taken to a local hospital. The officers were not injured.
Crawford Street, between Richmond-Henrico Turnpike and Delmont Street, is closed to through traffic as police continue their morning investigation.
According to Henrico Police, the Officer Involvement Investigations Team investigates all shootings involving officers. Each agent involved was assigned to an administrative mission within the framework of the investigation.