Virginia community remembers fallen officer

Officer Ashley Guindon was a relative of a West Springfield Police detective.

A photo provided by the Prince William County Police Department shows, from the left, Officer Steven Kendall, and Officer Ashley Guindon with Lt. Col. Barry Bernard, deputy chief of the Prince William County, Va., Police Department. Officer Ashley Guindon was shot and killed Saturday, Feb. 28, 2016, and two of her colleagues were wounded in a confrontation stemming from a call about an argument. Guindon and Kendall were sworn in on Friday, and Guindon was working her first shift with the Prince William County Police Department when she was killed. (Prince William County Police Department via AP)

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, VA., (WWLP) – Hundreds of people gathered to honor a Virginia Police Officer who was shot and killed while responding to a domestic dispute Saturday night.

A police car could be seen parked and covered with flowers in her memory.

Officer Ashley Guindon was sworn into the police force just a day before, Friday night. She was on her first field shift when she and two other officers were called to a residence.

Guindon was the niece of West Springfield Police Detective Thomas Guindon.

Army Staff Sergeant Ronald Hamilton, assigned to the Pentagon, has been accused of killing his wife and Officer Guindon.  Hamilton reportedly shot at Guindon and two other officers as they arrived to the residence for a domestic dispute call. The two other officers were shot and injured.

Hamilton is due in court Monday where he faces charges of multiple counts of murder and malicious wounding.

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