More details have been released about the weekend incident in Afton where an Albemarle police officer shot and killed a man. The person who died at the scene is identified as 21-year-old Gregory A. Rosson, Jr. of Crozet. County Police responded to 250 West in Afton shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday. A news release says when the officer arrived on scene, he saw a female being assaulted outside. The suspect ran toward the officer, who then fired his gun. The county officer was not injured. Other details surrounding the confrontation with the deceased man remain under investigation by State Police. Albemarle Police spokeswoman Carter Johnson says the officer has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.
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