- Associated Press - Thursday, October 2, 2014

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) - A 69-year-old man has died after being shot by police responding to a report of a domestic disturbance in Christiansburg.

According to media outlets, Christiansburg police Maj. Dalton Reid says a preliminary investigation determined that the man exited the home and pointed a gun at one of the officers Thursday. A news release from the town says officers from its police department and a Montgomery County deputy sheriff “engaged the man,” and at least one officer fired a shot.

The man’s name has not been released.

Virginia State Police are investigating.

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