Two deputies shot & killed, suspect killed

Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A shooter has killed two sheriff's deputies and injured two other deputies in Grundy, Virginia.

The shooter is also dead.

State police say the deputies were shot Sunday afternoon when the owner of a salvage yard reported a confrontation between a suspected thief.

When the deputies showed up, the shooter opened fire and then ran into the woods.

The suspect was later killed in a shootout.

So far, no one's identity has been released.

The condition of the two deputies who survived the shooting is considered "serious".

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