Posted on November 22, 2012 at 4:40 PM
Thursday, Nov 22 at 6:13 PM
WAVERLY-– Virginia State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that took place early Thursday morning in the town of Waverly.
Waverly Police and a Sussex County Sheriff’s Deputy were responding to a domestic dispute at a home in the100 block of New Street in the Waverly.
According to Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Gellar, when police tried to take a male subject into custody, he refused and an altercation ensued.
The man was subsequently shot by a Waverly officer.
The victim was originally taken to Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg and then later flown by State Police Med-Flight to VCU Medical Center in Richmond.
He is still being treated at VCU Medical Center and is condition is unknown.
The responding deputy was also injured during the struggle and was transported to Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg for treatment of serious but non-life threatening injuries.
The incident remains under investigation by the Virginia State Police.