Trooper Chad Dermyer killed in Richmond Greyhound station shooting

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Police Identify State Trooper Killed In Greyhound Bus Station Shooting

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) -- Virginia State Police have released the name of the trooper who was killed after he was shot at a Greyhound bus station in Richmond Thursday afternoon.

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Virginia State Police Superintendent Colonel W. Steven Flaherty said trooper Chad Dermyer died from the injuries he sustained in the shooting.

Flaherty said Dermyer was taking part in a training exercise at the bus station when he was approached by the suspect at 2:40 p.m.

The man pulled out a handgun and shot the trooper multiple times, Flaherty said.

Other troopers returned fire and the suspect was killed.

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RICHMOND, VA - MARCH 31: Police secure the scene of a shooting at a Greyhound bus station March 31, 2016 in Richmond, Virginia. A gunman was killed and a Virginia state trooper later died at an area hospital from injuries sustained in the shootout, according to published reports. Two civilians were transported to VCU Medical Center with injuries described as non-life-threatening, according to the reports. (Photo by Jay Paul/Getty Images)
RICHMOND, VA - MARCH 31: Police secure the scene of a shooting at a Greyhound bus station March 31, 2016 in Richmond, Virginia. A gunman was killed and a Virginia state trooper later died at an area hospital from injuries sustained in the shootout, according to published reports. Two civilians were transported to VCU Medical Center with injuries described as non-life-threatening, according to the reports. (Photo by Jay Paul/Getty Images)
RICHMOND, VA - MARCH 31: Police secure the scene of a shooting at a Greyhound bus station March 31, 2016 in Richmond, Virginia. A gunman was killed and a Virginia state trooper later died at an area hospital from injuries sustained in the shootout, according to published reports. Two civilians were transported to VCU Medical Center with injuries described as non-life-threatening, according to the reports. (Photo by Jay Paul/Getty Images)
RICHMOND, VA - MARCH 31: Police secure the scene of a shooting at a Greyhound bus station March 31, 2016 in Richmond, Virginia. A gunman was killed and a Virginia state trooper later died at an area hospital from injuries sustained in the shootout, according to published reports. Two civilians were transported to VCU Medical Center with injuries described as non-life-threatening, according to the reports. (Photo by Jay Paul/Getty Images)
RICHMOND, VA - MARCH 31: Police secure the scene of a shooting at a Greyhound bus station March 31, 2016 in Richmond, Virginia. A gunman was killed and a Virginia state trooper later died at an area hospital from injuries sustained in the shootout, according to published reports. Two civilians were transported to VCU Medical Center with injuries described as non-life-threatening, according to the reports. (Photo by Jay Paul/Getty Images)
RICHMOND, VA - MARCH 31: Police secure the scene of a shooting at a Greyhound bus station March 31, 2016 in Richmond, Virginia. A gunman was killed and a Virginia state trooper later died at an area hospital from injuries sustained in the shootout, according to published reports. Two civilians were transported to VCU Medical Center with injuries described as non-life-threatening, according to the reports. (Photo by Jay Paul/Getty Images)
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Dermyer, who was not wearing a vest, was transported to VCU Medical Center where he died.

Two women were also wounded during the shooting. They were transported to VCU Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Flaherty said Dermyer, who was recently transferred to Richmond, is survived by his wife and two children.

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