Walmart shooting suspect in custody in Virginia after allegedly wounding 3 人, 保安官の代理を含む

A sheriff’s deputy and two civilians are being treated for serious injuries at a hospital after a suspected shoplifter opened fire at a Walmart in Sterling, バージニア, northwest of Washington, D.C., authorities said Saturday.

The incident began when two loss prevention officers at Walmart allegedly observed a man stealing items from the store and attempted to escort him into an office, according to a statement from the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office.

Two deputies responded to try to take the man into custody, 声明は言った. During a struggle, the suspect pulled a gun from his waistband and allegedly started shooting, hitting both loss prevention officers and one of the two deputies, 保安官事務所によると.
The second deputy returned fire, hitting the suspect, 当局は言った.
    I don’t know what the injuries were, certainly not severe enough to keep him from running and jumping into a truck and driving away,” Loudoun County Sheriff Michael Chapman said.
    The truck was parked behind the store with the keys in it, 保安官事務所によると.
    A vehicle chase ensued, and the Fairfax County Police Department, following a lookout alert for a stolen vehicle, apprehended the suspect, 保安官事務所は言った.
    The man was taken to a hospital and charges are pending, 当局によると.
      Chapman said the suspect is a man in his early 20s, according to CNN affiliate WJLA.
      All the victimsinjuries are non-life-threatening, but the deputy was shot and struck several times, Chapman said.