VSP: 49-year-old man made continuous threats before being shot, killed by Caroline deputy

CAROLINE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The investigation into a shooting involving a Caroline County deputy remains on-going.

The incident occurred after police responded to a call about a verbal domestic situation in the 13000 block of Long Branch Road in Caroline County around 8:30 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found William D. Fisher, 49, of Woodford, Va., in an outbuilding on the property.

Fisher was armed with a handgun and made continuous verbal threats to harm himself and the deputies, according to police. Fisher refused to comply with deputies’ commands to drop the weapon and was subsequently shot by a Caroline County Sheriff’s Deputy.

Fisher died at the scene.

Upon completion of the state police investigation, the findings will be turned over to the Commonwealth’s Attorney for final review and adjudication.

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