Rookie Police Officer Ashley Guindon killed in domestic shooting first day on job

Ashley Guindon

Ashley Guindon’s first day as a Prince William County, Virginia Police Officer was sadly, was also her last.

Guindon was shot to death after she was called to a domestic situation on Lashmere Court in near Dale City on Saturday. She was one of three officers shot and flown to a local hospital.

Prince William police announced Guindon’s death at 10:40 p.m.

It is with profound sadness that we announce that Prince William County Police Officer Ashley Guindon, one of the officers involved in this evening shooting on Lashmere Ct, has died as a result of her injuries sustained during the incident. The investigation into the shooting is still underway and the remaining two officers wounded during the encounter are continuing to be treated for their injuries. We ask for everyone’s thoughts and prayers as our department deals with this tragic loss. We also ask for continued patience as we learn more about this incident.

The conditions of the two other officers were not released. The suspected shooter is in custody, we’re told, but has not been identified.

Guindon is listed as one of 36 men and women who completed the 36th session of the Prince William County Criminal Justice Academy.

She was one of many in her family with a law enforcement background. She served in the Marine Corps Reserve and is a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Fla.

She was assigned to work in the eastern district of Prince William County, according to a police press release.