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Juvenile killed during party in Chester; person with handgun shot by off-duty deputy

The Progress-Index
The Progress-Index
 2022-07-03

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CHESTER − A juvenile was shot to death during a party late Saturday night during a party at the Cultural Center of India.

The person believed to be the alleged shooter was later shot by an off-duty Chesterfield deputy and is expected to survive.

Chesterfield Police said the incident happened around 10:30 p.m. at the center, 6641 Ironbridge Parkway. The victim, a male whose age and name were not released, was discovered shot to death in a bathroom.

According to reports, a deputy hired to provide security at the event, was checking out the incident when he encountered someone displaying a handgun. After a confrontation, police said, the deputy shot the individual. That person was taken to a local hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

No one else was hurt. No motive for the killing was released.

An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Chesterfield Police at (804) 748-1251, or Crime Solvers at (804) 748-0660 or through the P3Tips mobile app.

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Anthony Ford
07-03

It's gonna get worse during this summer. Parents stop allowing your 17 and under be out and about. You are the parent.

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Anthony Ford
07-03

I blame the parents. Of all of the shootings and Killings of our young children. You would have thought that the parents would be more aware of it.

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Gregory Seifer
07-03

Yes tragic, but could have be so much more worse, some one that had a gun and knew how to use it saved the day. The off duty officer deserves a metal.

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