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Officer on administrative leave after firing shot in apartment

Roanoke County, Virginia – After firing a shot inside an apartment on Saturday, a Roanoke County Police officer was placed on administrative leave.
Officers responded to a call of a domestic incident at Sunhaven Court apartment. After the arrival, officers noticed that a man was holding a gun while his wife was trying to take it from his hands.
During an argument with the man, one of the police officers fired a shot, which luckily didn’t injured anyone.
The man was first taken to a local hospital for mental health evaluation and then taken into custody.
After the incident, the police officer was put on administrative leave.

Donald Wolfe

Donald’s writings have appeared in HuffPost, Washington Examiner, The Saturday Evening Post, and The Virginian-Pilot, among other publications. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia. He is the Virginian Tribune's Publisher.

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