Va. officer shot at robbery scene
By Cindy Clayton
CHESAPEAKE, Va. — A police officer was shot Friday night while responding to a robbery in South Norfolk and a suspect later was shot by police after being chased into Norfolk.
One of the men got into a vehicle and fled, with police in pursuit.
The chase continued into Norfolk, ending near the intersection of Charlotte and Fenchurch streets. The man got out of the car and began shooting at the officers .
"We returned fire, striking him," Spruill said.
The second man was last seen behind the pizza restaurant, and was still at large late Friday. No precise description was available.
The injured suspect also was taken to Sentara Norfolk General, but Spruill did not know if his injuries were life-threatening.
No other details were available.
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