GLOUCESTER, Va. — Gloucester County deputies shot an armed suspect during an incident Saturday night, according to the sheriff's office.
On Monday, a Virginia State Police said the suspect had died from his injuries. They identified him as 52-year-old Willie Dion Giles of Gloucester.
Around 5:25 p.m. Saturday, deputies responded to a call about an armed suspect attempting to break into a residence in the 7000 block of Ark Road.
When they got to the scene, they came upon a man walking down the back steps of the building.
According to the sheriff's office, the man ignored the deputies' verbal commands, pointed a handgun and shot at them. Multiple deputies then fired their weapons.
The suspect was seriously injured and given emergency first aid on the scene until medics flew him to Norfolk Sentara Medical Center.
No deputies were harmed.
Virginia State Police are investigating the incident.
The deputies involved have been place on administrative leave pending the probe.