Zyon Romeir Wyche, 19

Colonial Heights, Virginia
April 09, 2020

Agencies: Colonial Heights Police Department Virginia | Virginia State Police | Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI)

Cause of death: Shooting


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Last updated: over 1 year ago

Overview

During the course of a traffic stop, the driver, 19-year-old Zyon Romeir Wyche, of Hopewell, exited the vehicle and began firing at the officers.

A Colonial Heights police officer returned fire.

Wyche then fled the scene on foot.

Prince George County Police later located Wyche deceased behind a residence in the 300 block of Greenmeadow Court.

State police recovered a firearm near Wyche's remains. No law enforcement were injured in the incident.

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In early August 2020, the state medical examiner ruled that Wyche died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.