Man charged after shootout with police
By Staff Reports
Jun 17, 2013, 15:50
Devin Christian Grant
CHESTERFIELD — A Colonial Heights man has been arrested following a shootout with a police officer at Matoaca Park.
An officer on patrol in the 19800 block of Halloway Avenue in the southern end of the city came upon an occupied vehicle just after 10 p.m. on Saturday. During this encounter, an occupant in the vehicle exited and fired multiple shots at the uniformed officer. The officer was able to take evasive action and returned fire. The officer was not injured. The shooter then fled on foot into a wooded area where police conducted an extensive search.
Police say the suspect was identified as Devin Christian Grant, 18, of the 19500 block of Temple Avenue, in Colonial Heights. Police obtained warrants charging Grant with attempted capital murder of a law enforcement officer and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
Police say Grant was arrested Sunday morning in the 4500 Block of Willow Dale Court in Midlothian. Police say he was not injured.