Va. cop recounts shootout, feared execution

Officer Sean Fleming went to back up fellow officers on his way home from work


By Louis Hansen
Virginian-Pilot

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Police Officer Sean Fleming told a jury Monday that he feared two suspects circling his truck were trying to execute him during a June highway shootout.

Fleming arrived at George Washington Highway near an on-ramp to Interstate 64 to back up fellow officers, he said. Fleming said he saw two men crossing the road.

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