Police say an officer fired on a man in the Dominion when he appeared to have something in his hand.

The shooting happened early Sunday morning.

Police say the officer followed the man into the gated Dominion neighborhood.

They say the man then got out of the car and took off on foot to a house on Galleria Dr.

The officer followed the man to the backyard of the home and that's when the man came out.

They say he appeared to have something in his hand and threatened to shoot.

The officer fired two shots, but missed the suspect.

No word on what charges the man will be facing.