Prince William officer shot during domestic call dies; 2 other officers wounded

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PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. -- Authorities confirmed one of the three Prince William County police officers shot while responding to a domestic-related shooting Saturday evening in Dale City has died.

"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 on Lashmere Ct, has died as a result of her injuries sustained during the incident," officials posted on the agency's Facebook page. "The investigation into the shooting is still underway and the remaining two officers wounded during the encounter are continuing to be treated for their injuries."

Prince William County Police Officer Ashley Guindon (SOURCE: Prince William Prince William Twitter)

Prince William County Police Officer Ashley Guindon (SOURCE: Prince William Prince William Twitter)

The shooting happened in the 13000 Lashmere Court in Woodbridge.

WUSA reports the three officers were shot as well as the suspect's wife.

One neighbors told WUSA she heard an officer yell, "come out with your hands up." Then she heard gunshots and saw the officers go down.

Neighbors said the suspect's wife was also shot.

The shooting suspect is in custody.

A day before the shooting, the department tweeted a photo of Guindon after her swearing in. Guindon had been an officer before but took some time off, officials said.

 

Watch CBS 6 News at 11 p.m. and stay with WTVR.com for updates on this developing story. 

 

We ask for everyone’s thoughts and prayers as our department deals with this tragic loss. We also ask for continued patience as we learn more about this incident.

Further information will be released when available.

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