Man critically injured in police shooting

Man critically injured in police shooting
The man was struck by one gunshot but was able to flee in a car before being taken into custody. The officer has been placed on administrative duty. (Source: Dakota, Michael)

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a police shooting in Virginia that left a suspect in critical condition.

Virginia State Police say the shooting happened shortly after midnight Saturday when Norfolk police responded to a report of a man tampering with cars.

Authorities say police arriving at the scene encountered a man who ran from them. Officials say the man displayed a gun in the direction of an officer. The officer fired his own weapon.

The man was struck by one gunshot but was able to flee in a car before being taken into custody. The officer has been placed on administrative duty.

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