1 injured in officer-involved shooting in downtown Harrisonburg
HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - One person was shot in an officer-involved shooting in downtown Harrisonburg on Saturday, according to the City’s Director of Communications Michael Parks.
Parks said around 6:30 p.m., Harrisonburg-Rockingham Emergency Communications Center received a call reporting a domestic disturbance involving a weapon on Old Furnace Road. He said the incident turned into an abduction with one victim.
Harrisonburg Police Department pursued the suspect by car; the victim was also in the car at the time, and the pursuit ended at the area of 25 S. Liberty Street when the officer-involved shooting happened, according to Parks.
The suspect was taken to UVA hospital. The person’s condition is unknown at this time.
The abducted victim is safe.
This is a developing story. We will keep you updated as we learn more.
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