CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Authorities say an off-duty police officer in Virginia fatally shot a man who allegedly threatened a member of his family.
Media outlets report that the shooting occurred in Chesapeake about 2:30 p.m. Sunday and involved an off-duty member of the Norfolk police department.
Authorities say the man who was shot was also armed.
Officials say the off-duty officer identified himself as a law enforcement official before firing multiple shots at the man.
The officer has been placed on administrative leave.