Questions remain unanswered after fatal police-involved shooting

NARROWS, Virginia. – We know that Jason McDuffy of Beckley, West Virginia, was the one who led police on a chase across the county before he was shot and killed.

The Giles County Sheriff's Office tells us it all started at Light and Sons, a convenience store and U-Haul dealership in Narrows.

We were told that McDuffy had stolen a dolly. When this was noticed, the police were called and a chase began.

The chase lasted about 30 miles through the New River Valley before a shootout occurred on Pepper's Ferry Road in Christiansburg.

We went in to speak to the owner and find out what had happened, but he told us the police had asked him not to comment.

But we were able to walk to where they keep all their trailers. It's right on a busy road and none of the trailers had locks.

10 News has obtained surveillance video from the end of the chase.

After about nine minutes, McDuffy was stopped by the police. Just a few minutes later, they shot him.

The video then continues for about 20 minutes. There are no attempts to get him out of the car or to get medical help.

We wanted to know the reasons, so I called the Virginia State Police.

No response, but on Tuesday they had this to say:

“The driver refused to comply with the officers' orders and displayed a firearm. The officers fired and struck the offender,” said Sergeant Rick Garletts.

This case is currently being investigated by the Virginia State Police. The investigation is still in its early stages, so we will update you as soon as there is any news.

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