Suspect released from hospital

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - The Chesterfield man accused of trying to kill a Richmond police officer is out of the hospital and in a jail cell.

47-year-old Morris Dewitt is charged with attempted capital murder.

Investigators say Dewitt hit several police cars while fleeing a traffic stop Friday night.

Dewitt was shot and wounded when he acted aggressively toward officers trying to arrest him.

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