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Police investigating fatal accidental shooting in Chesterfield

Posted at 12:21 AM, Jul 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-15 00:22:01-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Police are investigating after a man accidentally shot and killed himself in Chesterfield County on Tuesday.

Around 6:30 p.m. police responded to the 8300 block of Hull Street Road for report of a man suffering from a gunshot wound. The man was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Investigators believe the victim accidentally shot himself while handling a firearm.

Police continue their investigation into this incident. Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.