Cops: Virginia Beach Officer Stabs Firefighters After Wrecking Car
HALLWOOD, Va. (CBSDC/AP) — A Virginia Beach police officer faces charges of stabbing two firefighters after he wrecked his car.
Warrants obtained by the Virginia State Police charge 23-year-old Bradley Colas with two counts of malicious wounding of an emergency medical care provider.
State police tell media outlets that Colas crashed his car into a tree in Hallwood about 6:42 a.m. Sunday. The firefighters were stabbed as they treated his injuries.
State police say Colas also pulled out a firearm and began shooting at rescue workers. He then tried to walk away from the scene before troopers stopped him.
The firefighters suffered non-life threatening injuries.
Colas remains under medical observation at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Northampton County.
Calls made by CBSDC to the Virginia State Police were not immediately returned.
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