News Minute: Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associate - WVVA TV Bluefield Beckley WV News, Weather and Sports

News Minute: Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT

Posted: Updated:

BOSTON, Va. (AP) - Authorities say dashcam video footage show a Virginia man pointed a shotgun at deputies before they fatally shot him after a chase earlier this week. The Free Lance-Star reports the Culpeper County sheriff played footage Wednesday for the newspaper from the dashcams of two deputies who spotted the car of 43-year-old Eric Wesley Clark. Authorities say Clark was shot Monday night after refusing instructions to drop the gun.

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Authorities in Virginia say a man and 7-year-old child have been shot. News outlets report dispatchers received a call about the 7-year-old being shot in the leg at shortly after 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Dispatchers say the man was shot nearby at around the same time. Authorities say both injuries are not life-threatening.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A clogged toilet in a first-floor restroom at a Virginia Veterans Affairs hospital caused a backup and subsequent leak that led to an evacuation of the area. McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center spokesman Patrick Gordon tells local media that a foreign object flushed down one of the toilets caused the Monday incident.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is extending an invitation to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to visit a free health clinic for the state's poor later this week. McAuliffe, a Democrat, said the Republican majority leader could hear firsthand stories from people who struggle to obtain adequate health care.

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly