Policewoman Killed on her First Day on the Job

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(Newswire.net — March 4, 2016) — Washington, D.C. – Policewoman, Ashley Guindon, was killed on her first day on the job after responding to a call in Woodbridge, Virginia. Ashley Guindon responded to a call about a domestic dispute in Woodbridge, located approximately twenty miles south of Washington, D.C.

While the female officer was killed, two of her colleagues were injured in the incident and are being treated in hospital. Officers David McKeown, 33, and Jesse Hempen, 31, were wounded but received non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect, Ronald Hamilton, 32, an Army sergeant, was arrested and is being held without bond in the county detention center.

The 911 call was made by Hamilton’s wife Crystal, shortly before she was killed, after a day-long domestic dispute. The suspect opened fire at the police officers who were responding to the call made by Crystal, whose body was found inside the home.

Officer Jonathan Perok, a Prince William police spokesman said that it is still unclear how the incident between the suspect and the police began.

Chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors told the Associated Press that the incident in Woodbridge is still being investigated.

The neighbors explained that they heard noises, screaming and gunshots. They also heard someone yell “Come out with your hands up.”

The Associated Press has reported that at the time of the incident there was a child in the house, who was unharmed, and is now being taken care of by relatives.

Police officer Ashley Guindon, 29, has been fatally shot and killed only twenty four hours after being sworn in. It was her first day with the Prince William County Police.

Ashley was a former Marine Corps reservist and had a master’s degree in forensic science.

Her colleagues from the Prince William County Police Department paid their respects to the fallen officer on social networks. They have published photos and talked about this tragic incident calling it a sad and senseless death.