Officer involved shooting sends murder suspect to hospital

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – One man is in stable condition after being shot by police Sunday morning.

Around 10:15 a.m. in the 200 block of E. Ladies Mile Road, Chesterfield police requested Richmond's assistance in tracking a murder suspect.

When officers confronted the wanted man a gun fight ensued.

Police say the suspect was hit in the exchange.

The man was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment but is expected to survive.

No police were injured.

Police have not released the identity of the wounded suspect but say he is wanted in Chesterfield for a recent murder.

NBC12 reporter Laura Geller is on scene and will have a full report tonight at 6:00 p.m.

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