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Man shot multiple times after pointing gun at Chesterfield Police

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CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) -

A man is recovering at VCU Medical Center after he was shot several times by Chesterfield Police late Sunday night.

Chesterfield Police officers responded to call regarding a domestic incident around 10 p.m. in the 400 block of Pocono Drive. The incident involved a man and a woman.

Police say it escalated when the man started chasing the woman around the house with a gun. The woman then escaped and went to the house of the neighbor who originally called police.

Officers tried to make contact with the man involved in the incident, but police say the man came out of the house brandishing his gun. When he pointed the gun at police, they shot him multiple times. Moments later, he was rushed to VCU Medical Center.

Both the man's identity and condition are unknown, as is whether or not the man fired his gun at police.

No other injuries were reported.

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