(Culpeper, VA) — A Culpeper police officer is on administrative leave after a deadly shooting of a woman. The officer responded to a report of a suspicious person in a parking lot of a church in the 300 block of North East Street Thursday morning and after some type of altercation, the officer fired shots as 54-year-old Patricia Cook tried to drive away. Virginia State Police say Cook died at the scene. Authorities have not released the officer’s name and the investigation is ongoing.
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