Gunshot during traffic stop in Henrico

HENRICO, VA - Henrico police have closed off an area of the West End to investigate an early morning incident that has left one man in the hospital.

At around 6:40 a.m. Tuesday, an officer became aware of a Ford pickup truck driving erratically south on Parham Road near Mayland Drive.

The vehicle continued south on Parham Road before reaching Lawndell Road. The officer activated his emergency equipment and the pickup truck turned west onto Lawndell Road and came to a stop.

The officer approached the driver's side of the vehicle and found the 27-year-old driver with a gunshot wound to the head.

The driver was transported to VCU Medical Center where he is listed in serious condition.