NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – On January 2, 2020 around 2:00 a.m., officers responded to the WAWA gas station located at 3360 E. Princess Anne Road for a report of an armed woman who was threatening store employees. This was the third time officers responded to the WAWA about this person since 10:00 p.m. on January 1st. In each instance, the woman fled prior to the officers’ arrival.
Following the third call, the woman was located in her vehicle parked in the 3300 block of E. Princess Anne Road. The officers confronted the woman and while ordering her from the vehicle, an officer’s firearm discharged into the woman's vehicle. The woman was taken into custody without further incident. Neither the woman or the officers involved were injured during the arrest. Charges against the woman are pending the outcome of the investigation.
The Norfolk Police Department is investigating the actions of the officer involved in this incident.
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