One Dead Following Officer Involved Shooting in Fauquier County

LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — One person has died following an officer-involved shooting that began as a crash investigation early Thursday morning in Fauquier County.

Police say they responded to the crash around 4 a.m. Authorities believe the crash may be alcohol related.

The investigation led sheriff’s deputies to a home in the 12300 block of Tackett’s Mill Road. The situation between authorities and a person at the home escalated at which point shots were fired, leaving one person dead.

It is unclear what caused the incident to escalate.

The identity of the deceased has not been released.

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