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Update on PWC police officer involved shooting in Lake Ridge


Officer Involved Shooting Investigation *ADDITIONAL DETAILS – On August 15 at 6:12AM, officers responded to a residence located in the 4300 block of Flodden Ct in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a domestic with weapons.

The caller reported to police that she and her husband were involved in an argument and that he was armed with a screwdriver. Two officers initially arrived at the home and encountered the caller on the front lawn. The caller further advised officers that her husband was armed with knife and a BB gun. While speaking to the caller, the husband approached the front door.

Officers issued commands to him before he exited the home and advanced towards the officers with the knife. The two officers on scene shot towards the suspect with their Department-issued firearms. The suspect was struck in the upper body and subsequently detained in front of the residence.

Officers rendered aid to the suspect until Fire & Rescue personnel arrived at the home. No officers were injured during the incident. The suspect was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. The suspect has been identified as a 54-year-old man of Woodbridge.

The involved officers will be placed on routine paid leave. The Prince William County Police Department is the lead agency handling this incident. A criminal investigation and separate administrative investigation are currently underway. More details are still being gathered in this incident and will be released when available. The investigation continues.

Officer Involved Shooting [Previously Released] – Prince William County Police is currently investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred in the 4300 block of Flodden Ct in Woodbridge at approximately 6:12AM. No officers are injured. A suspect was shot and is receiving medical care at an area hospital. There is no threat to the community. The scene is contained. More information will be released when available.

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