CBS affiliate WTVR
Last Updated Dec 27, 2017 1:10 PM EST
CHESTER, Va. – Police in a small Virginia town say a suspect fired several rounds at officers with a rifle, reports CBS affiliate WTVR. The station reports the suspect barricaded himself in a bedroom and allegedly fired at officers when they arrived.
At 10:34 a.m., police responded for a report of shots fired inside of a residence. Upon arrival, officers encountered an armed suspect who brandished a firearm at them, and fired, said Colonel Daniel W. Kelly, Interim Chief of Police.
Officers returned fire and the suspect retreated into the residence, Kelly said. No officers were injured.
A SWAT team has responded to the scene and Virginia State Police are monitoring the situation from the air.
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