A 52-year-old Gloucester man died as a result of his injuries following an armed confrontation with deputies early Saturday evening in the Ark area of the county, according to reports from the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office and the Virginia State Police.
Willie Dion Giles of the 6300 block of Old Swimmin Hole Road in Gloucester was flown to Norfolk Sentara Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries, according to Sgt. Michelle Anaya of the VSP.
According to a report from the sheriff’s office, deputies were called to the 7000 block of Ark Road Saturday evening in reference to a call for help involving an armed subject after information had been received that the suspect was attempting to break into a residence.
Deputies arrived on scene and encountered a male walking down the back steps of a residence. Deputies gave verbal commands to the suspect who then produced a handgun, pointed it at officers, and fired, the GCSO report stated. At that time, deputies returned fi...
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