HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Investigators said a fatal shooting in a Sandston neighborhood on Friday night was a suicide.
Henrico Police responded to a call for a drunk and disorderly individual at a home along Medlock Road in Woodlawn Terrace in Sandston at 9:30 p.m.
Lt. Richard Cosby with Henrico Police said that initial reports indicated that a man had broken out a window of the home.
Cosby said that when officers arrived and were walking to the home, they spotted a man in the front yard.
"Before they could make contact with him, he shot himself with a pistol and later was pronounced deceased," Cosby said.
Police said they were investigating the shooting as a "domestic situation" that was later deemed a suicide.
"At this time the victims name is not being released," Cosby said Saturday night.