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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. –- A man was found dead inside a home near Bailey Bridge Road in Chesterfield County following the end of a Friday morning police incident. The home is located in the 12000 block of Timber Trail Drive, near King Cotton Lane.

Police responded to the home Thursday night for a domestic related call. Officers were told that the suspect fled to a neighbor's house then back to his own home.

"Officers initiated contact with the suspect and learned that there was a second adult male in the residence. Officers spent several hours attempting to get the suspect to exit the residence. Officers could hear a weapon being discharged inside the residence," a Chesterfield Police spokesperson said. "Eventually the second adult male exited the residence unharmed. Officers continued to speak with the suspect requesting he exit the residence. During these attempts, the officers heard a weapon discharge inside the residence and no longer had contact with the suspect."

Officers eventually entered the home before 1 a.m. and discovered the man dead inside.

"The scene is secure and the investigation continues," a Chesterfield Police spokesperson said.

Police have not yet released the names of the people involved.

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Google Map for coordinates 37.416821 by -77.614575.

Timber Trail Dr, Midlothian, VA 23112

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