Police: Chesterfield thief shot by gun he had just stolen | WTVR.com

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Police are investigating a bizarre chain of events in a Chesterfield subdivision Saturday morning involving two suspects in a home break-in that ended with one of them accidentally shot.

Officers were investigating a break-in at a home in the 6500 block of Creekrun Drive around 8:45 a.m. when they received a call about a person shot in the 4500 block of Watchrun Drive, Chesterfield Police Lt. Peter J. Cimbal said.

Officers said the two calls for addresses in the Watchrun subdivision off Hopkins Road  were connected.

When police apprehended a break-in suspect trying to getaway, they discovered the shooting victim was also involved in the break-in.

In fact, police believe the man was accidentally shot by the other suspect while the pair were looking at a gun they had just stolen.

Officials said the shooting victim was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police called their investigation ongoing and are

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