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Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 12/20/2011

One dead after Va. shooting involving state trooper

GLASGOW, Va. — One person is dead following a shooting involving a Virginia State Police trooper in Rockbridge County.

State Police say in a news release that the person shot was in a vehicle that had been reported stolen. The person’s identity and gender haven’t been released.

The trooper wasn’t injured.

State Police say the vehicle was parked at the Glasgow Lifesaving and First Aid Crew Station No. 2 at the time of the incident. The shooting occurred around 10 a.m. Tuesday as the trooper approached the vehicle.

No other details were immediately available. The investigation is continuing.

Here’s all we can release at this time:

By the Associated Press  |  02:27 PM ET, 12/20/2011

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