SPRINGFIELD, Va. -- A woman shot by a northern Virginia police officer after allegedly approaching officers with a kitchen knife has been charged with assault on a law enforcement officer.
Police say Jiyoung Lee of Springfield was treated at the hospital and is still recovering.
News outlets report that Fairfax County Police released body-camera video of the shooting of the resident of a group home for the intellectually disabled.
Chief Kevin Davis said the footage showed that Lee “posed a deadly threat" to officers. He described her as being “in crisis.”
Kyle Albert, the 14-year veteran officer who fired the shot, is on restricted duty as the investigation into the shooting continues.