A Norfolk, VA, Police sergeant is out of the hospital after he was injured in a shooting that also left the suspect dead.

According to police, officers responded to an apartment in the Ocean View area of the city for reports of a person with a weapon around 11:15 p.m. Sunday.

When officers arrived, residents told them a man with a firearm entered a nearby home. As they tried to make contact with the individual, police say the armed man shot a sergeant who was standing outside the residence.

Police returned fire, hitting the man. Officers attempted to administer first aid, but the man died at the scene.

The injured officer was struck in his ballistic vest, and was transported to a hospital. He was treated and later released, 13 News Now reports.

 

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