Judge orders sanity evaluation for man shot by Hampton Police

Posted at 6:45 AM, Feb 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-09 11:38:49-05

HAMPTON, Va. - A man shot by officers last week while responding to a burglary was in court Friday morning.

Mark Harrison was arraigned on an attempted malicious wounding charge. The court ordered a sanity evaluation and competency evaluation.

Harrison was shot by an officer last Friday.

The shooting happened on Jacklyn Circle around 9 a.m.

Officers were called to the neighborhood regarding a burglary at a home.

Police said the officer shot Harrison after he charged at them with a knife.

Some neighbors told us they heard about seven gunshots.

The officers involved weren't hurt but are now on paid administrative leave as police investigate the incident.

Harrison is expected back in court on April 9th.