Ashley Guindon has joined her police job and on the same day, she was shot dead. It was an unexpected incident. She was killed on the first day of her job. Ashley Guindon is 28-years-old. She died on Saturday along with other two police officers of Prince William County. Thousands of people have come to know about this incident, and they came forward to honor Ashley Guindon. They were killed when they are investigating a case.
About twenty miles from Washington South, a domestic disturbance case was recorded. There was a domestic disturbance in a home located at Woodbridge. The police officers went to investigate the case, and they visited the house directly. Suddenly, a gunman from the entrance of the house killed all the three police officers.
Ashley Guindon was rushed to nearby hospital. She died at the hospital. The other two police officers were deeply wounded and given treatment. Ronald W. Hamilton, who is 32-years-old, is the suspect. The police officers told that he had killed his wife before the police officers entered the scene. He was detained on murder charges.
In the United States of America, it has become common for the officers to die while serving or in the line of duty. Since January 01, 2016, Ashley Guindon is the eleventh officer to die by the suspect’s gunfire. She is the recent police officer died in the country while on duty. There has been a significant increase of death happening due to a gunshot in the last one year. The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund announced that such incidences have become common in the country especially in the recent years.
On Tuesday night, another police officer was shot is Euless, Texas. It has happened between Fort Worth and Dallas.
The police officers with uniforms assembled at the chapel on Tuesday. They represented the departments that are far away like New Hampshire and New York since police officer Ashley Guindon were grown up there. The police officers lined the entrance on horseback to the church ground. When the service ended, officer Ashley Guindon’s colleagues and other officers stood attention to her body, and it was taken in a dark hearse.
A music band was wearing Scottish Highland dress was seen on the church ground. They played hymns on drums and bagpipe. Police officer Ashley Guindon was given great respect and honor to remark her death. An American flag was hoisted when two fire engines shot to honor her.
While speaking during the service, Prince William County Police Department Chief – Steve Hudson told that officer Ashley Guindon has devoted her life to people. He added that she had achieved more in just twenty-eight years which he could do when he was one hundred years.
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