Wise County Man Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting


WISE Co., VA, (WSET) - A Wise County man is dead after investigators say he refused to stop after officers saw him driving erratically on Old Route 610.

State police said in a statement the man was in a pickup truck and refused to stop when a sheriff's deputy turned on his emergency lights.

The pickup truck driver stopped in a travel lane on Route 23 and allegedly got out of the truck armed with a shotgun.

Investigators say the sheriff's deputy then fired at the man, and the man died at the scene.

State police are investigating.

This is a developing story. Say with ABC 13 for the latest updates.

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