Crime & SafetyVirginia

Man charged with shooting guard at Virginia federal facility

NORFOLK, Va.  — Authorities say a man accused of shooting a security guard at a Virginia social security building came equipped with 600 rounds of ammunition and three bottles of beer.
Court documents say 44-year-old William Rankin has been charged with attempted murder of someone helping an employee of the U.S government.

Rankin was also wounded in an exchange of gunfire.
Authorities say Rankin came to the building with several guns.
His current condition is unknown.
The guard is expected to recover.

Viola Higgins

I’m a mother of 2 little angels that I continuously try to figure out and spend the other half figuring out how to be a great wife. Writing is my passion and I write regularly for the Virginian Tribune and several other national news outlets.

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