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Police: Man arrested following pursuit, crash in Virginia

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Posted at 10:50 AM, Oct 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-16 10:51:01-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- A man who police say was seen fleeing the area of a fatal shooting in Virginia was arrested following a pursuit.

Newport News police said the incident happened Thursday night after officers received a call about a shooting in the city.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. During the pursuit with police, police say the man crashed his pickup truck into another vehicle.

Authorities say he then fled his car and was arrested a short distance later.

Police say the person in the other pickup truck did not sustain any injuries.

Authorities have not released the identity of the victim or the male subject.