Melanie Jones, 22

Newport News, Virginia
December 21, 2001

Agencies: Newport News Police Department Virginia

Cause of death: Shooting

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When police came to her door in response to a loud music complaint, Jones met them with a gun in her hand, Newport News police investigators said. Ordered to put it down, she pointed at the uniformed officers. A sergeant fired three times, killing her.

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