Virginia, A State Trooper was killer in the line of duty.
Virginia State Police were assistanting a gang task force unit in the 1500-block of Cumberland Road when the incident occurred, the VSP said in a press release
The team along with Trooper Dowell made entry into the dwelling around 10 pm when shots rang out. Trooper Dowell was subsequently struck as his team returned fire.
Trooper Dowell was rushed to Southside Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead.The shooter also died as a result of his gunshot wounds.