Traffic stop leads to officer-involved shooting in Loudoun County: Virginia State Police

A pursuit suspect was seriously injured in an officer-involved shooting Thursday in Sterling.

Virginia State Police say at around 7:30 p.m. a trooper initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle on Interstate 66 at Exit 57 for Route 50 in Loudoun County. The vehicle refused to stop and a pursuit began. 

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The suspect vehicle crashed at Sterling Boulevard and Rt. 28, police say. That's when troopers engaged with the suspect vehicle and at least one shot was fired by state police. 

A male suspect was flown to Reston Hospital Center for treatment. 

No state troopers were injured during the incident.