WOODBRIDGE, Va. – The Latest on three police officers being shot while responding to a domestic related incident. (all times local):
Authorities say the suspect accused of killing a police officer and another woman is a military serviceman.
Prince William County Commonwealth Attorney Paul Ebert says he has authorized a capital murder charge, along with other counts, against the suspect, who has not been identified.
Police say Police Officer Ashley Guindon, who was sworn in Friday and started her first shift Saturday, died from her injuries after responding to a verbal argument Saturday. The condition of the two other officers shot is not known.
Virginia law allows for the death penalty for the murder of a police officer.
Ebert said the suspect will make his first court appearance on Monday.
Corey Stewart, chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors, said in a phone interview with The Associated Press on Saturday night that a woman was killed in the dispute but police declined to confirm a woman died in the domestic violence call. Corey also said there was a child in the house who was not injured.
The Prince William County Police Department announced Saturday night that one of the three officers shot responding to a domestic related incident earlier in the evening in Woodbridge, Virginia, has died.
A statement released on the department's Facebook page said, "It is with profound sadness that we announce that Prince William County Police Officer Ashley Guindon, one of the officers involved in this evening shooting ... has died as a result of her injuries sustained during the incident."
The statement said the remaining two officers wounded during the encounter are continuing to be treated for their injuries.
"We ask for everyone's thoughts and prayers as our department deals with this tragic loss."
A suspect, who was not injured in the shooting, is in custody.
The incident occurred in around 5:30 p.m. in Woodbridge, about 20 miles southwest of Alexandria.
Police say three Virginia officers were shot in a domestic related incident in Prince William County on Saturday night.
According to the Prince William County Police Department's Twitter page, the officers are being treated for their injuries at Fairfax Hospital. Their conditions are unknown at this time.
WJLA-TV (bit.ly/1TGvRSn) reports that according to Sgt. Jonathan Perok said officers received a call for a 'verbal argument' around 5:30 Saturday evening. Perok says the suspect in the shooting was not harmed and is in custody.
The incident occurred in Woodbridge, about 20 miles southwest of Alexandria.