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8/20/14 15:5429-May-13VA - VirginiaLoudounSterlingLoudoun County Sheriffs Dept.Mhai Scott38FemaleAsianNot of Hispanic or Latino origin5KilledArmedKnife or cutting instrumentThe shooting took place about 3 p.m. May 29 after sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a disorderly person at the Sterling store. When the deputies arrived, they found Scott, a food server at Costco, behaving erratically and wielding a 13-inch knife and a pair of scissors. Five Loudoun deputies confronted Scott as she stood near the center of a store aisle. Three deputies approached Scott from one side of the aisle and two from the other, the report said. Sheriff’s office officials said that Scott did not respond to commands to drop her weapons and that the deputies were unable to subdue her with the Taser weapon. Plowman said Wednesday that it remained unclear whether the stun gun failed because of mechanical problems According to the report, Scott showed no reaction to the Taser discharge but instead turned toward the three deputies at one end of the aisle and charged at them with the knife and scissors raised. Then, one of the three deputies — identified as K. Foster in the report — fired five shots, striking Scott four times and killing her. Another deputy was struck by a bullet in the leg, possibly the result of a ricochet, Plowman said.http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/results-of-investigation-into-fatal-costco-shooting-to-be-announced/2013/07/31/81ad0c3e-f9e4-11e2-8752-b41d7ed1f685_story.htmlK. FosterLoudoun VA - VirginiaSterling VA - Virginia2013
Timestamp8/20/14 15:54
Date Searched29-May-13
StateVA - Virginia
CountyLoudoun
CitySterling
Agency NameLoudoun County Sheriffs Dept.
Victim NameMhai Scott
Victim's Age38
Victim's GenderFemale
RaceAsian
Hispanic or Latino OriginNot of Hispanic or Latino origin
Shots Fired5
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponKnife or cutting instrument
SummaryThe shooting took place about 3 p.m. May 29 after sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a disorderly person at the Sterling store. When the deputies arrived, they found Scott, a food server at Costco, behaving erratically and wielding a 13-inch knife and a pair of scissors. Five Loudoun deputies confronted Scott as she stood near the center of a store aisle. Three deputies approached Scott from one side of the aisle and two from the other, the report said. Sheriff’s office officials said that Scott did not respond to commands to drop her weapons and that the deputies were unable to subdue her with the Taser weapon. Plowman said Wednesday that it remained unclear whether the stun gun failed because of mechanical problems According to the report, Scott showed no reaction to the Taser discharge but instead turned toward the three deputies at one end of the aisle and charged at them with the knife and scissors raised. Then, one of the three deputies — identified as K. Foster in the report — fired five shots, striking Scott four times and killing her. Another deputy was struck by a bullet in the leg, possibly the result of a ricochet, Plowman said.
Source Linkhttp://www.washingtonpost.com/local/results-of-investigation-into-fatal-costco-shooting-to-be-announced/2013/07/31/81ad0c3e-f9e4-11e2-8752-b41d7ed1f685_story.html
Name of Officer or OfficersK. Foster
County StateLoudoun VA - Virginia
City StateSterling VA - Virginia
Year2013