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Bullet shot into the window of Virginia’s Attorney General’s office

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A single shot from a firearm was fired Monday night into a window of the Virginia Attorney General’s Office in downtown Richmond.

Chief Deputy Chuck Slemp sent an email to employees overnight notifying them of the incident. He said the round was located by the housekeeping staff.

  The recently sworn State Attorney in Virginia, Jason Miyares, is working from his office on January 19, 2022 in Richmond, Virginia.

The recently sworn State Attorney in Virginia, Jason Miyares, is working from his office on January 19, 2022 in Richmond, Virginia.
(Photo by Julia Rendleman for The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Virginia Capitol Police were called to the Barbara Johns Building Monday night. The 13-story building houses Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares’ office on the sixth floor.

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Police spokesman Joe Macenka told Fox News that police found a round hole in the top of a window.

Slemp said there was no indication that the incident was directed at OAG specifically or any individual employee. Capitol Police are actively investigating.

“[W]”I want to assure you that your safety at work is crucial to the Attorney General,” Slemp wrote in the email that Fox News has received.

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No further details were released.

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