Man arrested involved in Suffolk Police officer-involved shooting

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Marvin Atoine Boone arrested after alleged involvement in officer shooting. (Photo courtesy Suffolk Police)

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Suffolk Police arrested Marvin Antoine Boone on Sunday evening in connection with an officer involved shooting that occurred earlier this weekend.

The shooting happened Saturday night after police responded to a call received 7:53 p.m. of an alleged armed domestic abduction of an adult female.

Upon officer’s arrival to the 500 block of an East Constance Road parking lot, they found the victim’s empty vehicle.

Shortly after arriving on-scene, another vehicle pulled up with male subject, later identified as 35-year-old Boone, and the victim inside.

According to police officials, “The officer had contact with the subject and a physical altercation ensued, during which time the subject was able to disarm the Officer from his taser. The subject then discharged the taser at the officer, striking him several times. The officer returned fire with his service weapon, striking the subject.” 

The officer provided first aid until Suffolk Fire & Rescue arrived to give emergency treatment followed by transporting him to a local hospital for serious injuries. Boone was then arrested after being released from the hospital.

According to police officials, he was arrested on charges of domestic assault and battery, abduction, use of a firearm in commission of felony, possession of firearm by convicted felon (2 counts), disarming a law enforcement officer, attempted malicious wounding of a law enforcement officer, and obstruction of justice/resisting arrest.

Boone is currently being held without bond at the Western Tidewater Regional Jail.


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