The guard was escorting a man from at event at the County Grill when the man shot him, according to Lieutenant Dennis Ivey, a spokesperson for the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office.
All lanes of George Washington Memorial Highway are shut down from Coventry to the Newport News line while deputies search for the suspect, Ivey said.
Workers at a nearby Royal Farms gas station told WAVY.com deputies put the store on lockdown.
The security guard’s name has not been released. Deputies have not released a description of the suspect.
( From WAVY TV 10)
We get joked on all the time, called "Barney" - "Rent a Cop" and other names, odds are this Officer was unarmed, Please pray for his family. On another day it could have been me !