Va. officer killed in police station parking lot
Officer Down: Vicky O. Armel - [Chantilly, Virginia]
Additional Info: Detective Armel was a nine-year veteran of the Department who worked in the Criminal Investigations Section at the Sully District Station. She leaves behind a husband and two children.
Cause of Death: Armel was shot and killed when a suspect opened fire in the parking lot of a police station.
Date of Incident: May 8, 2006
CHANTILLY, Va. — A police detective was killed and two officers were seriously wounded when a heavily armed teenager opened fire outside a suburban Fairfax County, Va., police station Monday.
Fairfax County Police Chief David Rohrer said that 40-year-old Detective Vicky Armel, who had just walked out of the station, was shot and killed by Michael W. Kennedy, 18.
Kennedy was armed with a high-powered hunting rifle, five pistols and an AK-47-style assault weapon, police said. Rohrer said the attack, in which Kennedy fired more than 70 rounds, was unprovoked.
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