Amherst County Deputy Released from Hospital in Good Spirits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 13, 2018
CONTACT:
John W. Jones, Executive Director
Virginia Sheriffs’ Association
804-225-7152 office
[email protected]
Amherst County Deputy Released from Hospital in Good Spirits 
~ Amherst County Deputy was hospitalized following a deputy-involved shooting Sunday afternoon ~
Richmond, VA — An Amherst County Deputy has been released from the hospital in good spirits following injuries sustained in a deputy-involved shooting Sunday afternoon.
According to the Amherst County Sheriff’s Office and WBDJ7.com, deputies responded to and engaged with the driver of a crashed vehicle.  A responding deputy was shot and transported to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries.  The driver, identified as Anthony Makai Hutchinson, 40, of Waynesboro, was shot and killed during the exchange.

 

The Virginia Sheriffs’ Association commends all involved for their bravery and sends its thoughts and prayers for the continued recovery for the injured Deputy.

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The Virginia Sheriffs’ Association (VSA) gives a voice to Virginia sheriffs and deputies. Working on many levels and in cooperation with the various segments of the criminal justice system and state government, VSA guarantees unfailing representation for sheriffs and deputies throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

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