York County deputy shoots, kills armed suspect after traffic accident

YORK COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A man was killed after an officer-involved shooting on Ft. Eustis Boulevard Wednesday morning.

26-year-old Damien A. Harrell was killed when a vehicle accident investigation ended in a confrontation between him and a deputy sheriff.

After Harrell pulled a hand gun out on the deputy, the deputy then shot him.  He was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Harrell was wanted for multiple charges in Newport News and had an extensive criminal history.

No deputies were injured during this incident.

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