Va. police officer among 3 dead after gas station shooting
Officer Caleb Ogilvie had been responding to a domestic incident
Duty Death: Caleb Ogilvie - [Covington, Virginia]
End of Service: 03/14/2022
By Suzie Ziegler
COVINGTON, Va. — Covington Police Officer Caleb Ogilvie, 35, was killed during a shooting at a Virginia gas station Monday, reported WSLS. The suspect and a third person were also killed.
According to WHSV, the incident began as an altercation between the gunman, 42-year-old Toney Poulston, and a family member who worked at the gas station, 64-year-old Randall Lee Paxton. Police were met by Poulston, who was armed with a gun. Shots were fired, leading to the deaths of Ogilvie, Poulston , and Paxton, according to the report.
Investigators found Ogilvie dead of a gunshot wound, according to the report. No others were injured.
Ogilvie joined the Covington Police Department in 2021. He previously served as a Marine from 2006 to 2010 and later worked as an EMT, according to WAVY. He leaves behind a wife and four children. Covington Police shared a fundraiser to help support Ogilvie’s family.
The incident remains under investigation.
The Leesburg Police Department mourns the line of duty death of Covington Police Officer Caleb Ogilvie, who was shot and killed while responding to a domestic related incident yesterday. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, his friends, and his coworkers. pic.twitter.com/1SrpJgLJ6q— Leesburg Police, VA (@LeesburgPolice) March 15, 2022