Mobile Website | Login | Register
Staff Directory | Advertise | Subscribe | About Us
Business Government Politics Region Crime/Public Safety Education People E-edition Ashburn Hamilton Hillsboro Lansdowne Leesburg Lovettsville Middleburg Purcellville River Creek Round Hill Sterling
Basketball Football Youth Wrestling Gymnastics Swimming Volleyball Baseball Track Golf Cheer Cross Country Schedule Scores
Brambleton Community of Faith Hangin in the Nosebleeds Journal Entry Loudoun Essence Made in Loudoun Odd Angles River Creek & Lansdowne South Riding Sterling, Cascades & CountrySide
This Week's Slideshow Browse All Galleries Your Best Dish Featured Video The Virginians
  • Announcements
  • Autos
  • Jobs
  • Legals
  • Homes
  • YardSales
  • Submit an Ad
  • Website Development SEO and SEM Newspaper Advertising Online Advertising
    Classified listings Homes section

    17-year-old shot and killed by deputy in Fauquier

    A deputy shot and killed a 17-year-old boy who attacked him with a knife Friday morning.

    At 4 a.m., Fauquier sheriff’s deputies went to the intersection of Aquia and Tacketts Mill Roads to investigate a car crash, said Fauquier Lt. James Hartman. Deputies believed the driver might have been intoxicated, and their investigation led them to a house half a mile down Tacketts Mill Road, close to the border of Stafford County.

    Details are not yet clear about what happened next. A 17-year-old boy at the house confronted the deputy and attacked with a knife, Hartman said. The deputy shot the boy several times, killing him.

    Sheriff’s deputies have not yet released the name of the boy or the deputy who killed him. Deputies from Stafford County, officers from Virginia State Police and Virginia Department of Transportation workers blocked off Tacketts Mill Road during the investigation, which is still ongoing.

    Virginia state police are now investigating the shooting, Hartman said.

    Comments

    Though it’s unfortunate that a 17-year-old has been shot due to his actions, I have to wonder:  Why was this young man out on the streets at 4:00 in the morning (on a weekday, no less), and where in the heck were his parents??  Maybe if parents actually parented their kids, we wouldn’t see so much of this kind of thing.

    StayConnected

    Follow Us
    on Twitter

    News | Sports

    Like Us
    on Facebook

    News & Sports

    Join Our
    Email List

    Sign up for
    weekly updates
    The Loudoun Times-Mirror

    is an interactive, digital replica
    of the printed newspaper.
    Open the e-edition now.
    Get Our Headlines Via Email
    Tuesdays:  
    Thursdays: