Feb. 18, 2021
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Chesterfield Police are currently on scene investigating an officer-involved shooting and a barricaded suspect in the 11300 block of Sunfield Drive.
At about 7:34 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18, police responded to a reported domestic disturbance at a home in the 11300 block of Sunfield Drive. It had been reported that an adult male had threatened an adult female with a knife and had held her against her will.
Responding officers entered the house to begin investigating the incident. Shortly after they arrived, the male suspect then exited a bedroom and pointed what appeared to be a long gun at them. The officers fired at the suspect, who then retreated back into the bedroom. The officers made a tactical withdrawal from the house with the unharmed female and summoned emergency medical, negotiations and SWAT personnel to the scene.
This is an active scene, and officers are working diligently to resolve this incident without further confrontation. Residents and motorists are asked to stay clear of the area.