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State trooper shot, Interstate 95 closed north of Richmond

December 8, 2011 | Virginia News

CAROLINE COUNTY, VA (WTVR) - The southbound lanes of Interstate 95 are closed near the Thornburg exit (mile marker 118).

Jon Burkett is reporting a state trooper was shot in that area. Jon reports the injuries are non-life threatening.

Sheriff's Office sources told Jon the suspect grabbed the trooper's gun and shot the trooper. The trooper had another gun and returned fire. The suspect was shot dead.

WUSA in Washinginton DC is reporting the shooting took place at a rest area just south of Fredericksburg.

According to, the south center lane, right lane, and right shoulder are closed. 

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