Galco.jpg                 

  



 

Police officer shot, killed sword-wielding man
Timberville, Va.
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   Former Mexican governor extradited on money laundering charges
ߦ   K-9 Rudy & K-9 Kaja Retirement Ceremony
ߦ   Mexican national sent to prison for cocaine conspiracy
ߦ   More charged in RGV auto loan scam
ߦ   Oil Executives Guilty for Roles in Bribery Scheme Involving Foreign Officials
ߦ   Paris Police Dept - Daily Call Summary
ߦ   Police Extract Man Barricaded Inside House

 
Search Archives:

TIMBERVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Virginia authorities say a police officer shot and killed a man who wielded a sword and tried to attack them.

News outlets obtained a release by Timberville police that said the agency responded to a domestic situation at a home Wednesday night. Investigators say 50-year-old Michael S. Norquest had barricaded himself inside the home and reportedly attacked an officer with a sword when the officer entered. The officer shot Norquest, who died on the scene.

News outlets report the officer was brought to the hospital, where he was treated for serious injuries and was later released.

The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation's Culpeper Field Office is investigating the shooting. It's unclear if the officer was placed on leave.


VIEW VIDEO
Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
© 1999-2019 The Police News. All rights reserved.