Reward offered for capture of man accused of shooting Virginia police officer

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Donquale Gray

BLUEFIELD, Va. (WAVY) — A manhunt is underway for a suspect in the shooting of a Virginia police officer.

Virginia State Police say the Bluefield Police Department in Southwest Virginia is looking for 25-year-old Donquale Gray. The U.S. Marshals Service is offering a $5,000 reward if you have information about where Gray could be.

Gray is suspected of shooting an officer from the Bluefield Police Department.

He is 6′ 1″ tall, about 185 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair.

State Police say Gray is considered armed and dangerous. 

Gray was last seen in Bluefield, West Virginia.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the Bluefield Police Department at 276-326-2621.

According to NBC Affilliate WVVA, Virginia State Police said Gray was a passenger in a car the officer stoppped on U.S. Route 460 Saturday night and started shooting the officer while he was standing by the car. Officers shot back.  The driver surrendered but Gray took off in the car. 

Officers later found the car but no sign of Gray. The officer has serious injuries, but is expected to survive.

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