Suspect transported to hospital after officer-involved shooting

Updated: Apr. 21, 2021 at 9:56 AM EDT
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SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - A suspect has been taken to the hospital after an officer-involved shooting in Spotsylvania County.

At approximately 3:18 a.m. on April 21, a Spotsylvania Deputy responded to a domestic disturbance in the 12200 block of Catharpin Road.

During the investigation, a deputy encountered Isaiah L. Brown, 32, walking from his home in the roadway.

“The sheriff’s deputy attempted to verbally engage Brown and it was during this encounter that the deputy discharged his service weapon. Brown was shot and the deputy immediately rendered medical aid,” Virginia State Police said.

Brown is being treated at the hospital for serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations Police Shooting Investigation Team is investigating the incident.

Anyone with information about the incident can contact VSP at 540-829-7400 or

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