Shooting incident involving law enforcement officers remains under investigation

WARSAW—At approximately 6:19 p.m. on Wednesday, January 1, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from the Virginia State Police (VSP) to execute an arrest warrant on Derrick A. Elseth Jr., 24, of Warsaw, at a residence in the 1000 block of Finch’s Hill Road.

Two Richmond County deputies and a VSP trooper arrived at the location and were granted entrance into the residence by another adult, reported VSP Division One public information officer Sgt. Keeli L. Hill.

Upon entry, it was determined that Elseth was hiding…