The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is asking that you avoid using Route 29 north and south near Route 151 for the immediate future.
They say deputies as well as Virginia State Police are on the scene of an officer-involved shooting.
One Amherst deputy has been taken to the hospital for treatment, but expected to be fine.
This is a developing story. Click here for updates: ABC 13
UPDATE: One Amherst County Deputy was injured in the officer-involved shooting.— ABC 13 News - WSET (@ABC13News) August 12, 2018
Route 29 is closed in both directions at Route 151. They say it will be closed for several hours.https://t.co/SjByfQMQYy https://t.co/8FXpnk92cD