GLADE SPRING, Va. (WJHL) — Authorities say a man is dead after he shot at police near the Glade Spring community following a pursuit Tuesday night.
Washington County, Virginia Sheriff Blake Andis said the suspect, whose name has not been released, fired at a deputy before the deputy returned fire, killing the suspect. The deputy was not hurt.
The shooting happened around the Interstate 81 Exit 32 off-ramp.
According to Andis, the suspect had been wanted for a couple of weeks and was spotted by deputies Tuesday night. When deputies got behind the suspect’s car, he fled.
A woman and dog who were also in the suspect’s vehicle were not injured.
Andis said the suspect was wanted out of Bristol, Tennessee.
This is a developing story.