Richmond police investigate officer-involved shooting

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Three Richmond Police officers discharged their weapons during an incident Saturday night on the city’s southside near Pony Pasture.

The officers were called to the 3800 block of Cheverly Road around 10:55 p.m. for a report of a disorderly person.

Dispatchers were told two men were threatening to shoot each other.

Police said that when they arrived at the scene, one man had fled and another man was still on the porch of the residence.

It is not clear at this time what caused the officers to discharge their weapons, but police said that no one was injured in the incident. Police also said that no arrests have been made at this time, but that they detained two people at the scene.

Police also recovered two firearms at the scene.

A full inquiry is underway, which will include the Force Investigation Team and continued consultation with the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.

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