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Woman wanted for Myrtle Beach armed robberies arrested after police shooting in Virginia

Karisa Daniels (Henrico County Jail via WEST)

A woman wanted in connection with two Myrtle Beach armed robberies was arrested in Henrico County, Va., on Wednesday in connection with a shooting incident that involved a Virginia State Trooper, according to Captain Joey Crosby with Myrtle Beach Police.

Related: Myrtle Beach police searching for person involved in armed robbery

Karisa Shyanne Daniels, 23, from North Carolina is being held in the Henrico County Jail after she reportedly shot a trooper in the arm Tuesday night.

The shooting happened after Senior Trooper C.A. Putnam tried to stop a sedan traveling north on Chippenham Parkway in Henrico County just after 11:30 p.m. Tuesday because it was traveling 87 mph in a 60 mph zone, according to the Virginia State Police.

The sedan refused to stop and a chase ensued until it went into a neighborhood and the trooper was able to turn his patrol car in front of the sedan to stop it, according to a report from WSET.

The woman driving the car got out and ran away and, according to police, as Trooper Putnam approached she shot him in the arm.

A short time later, a second trooper found the woman, told her to drop the weapon and she was taken into custody without incident.

Daniels is being held in Virginia on attempted capital murder charges. Upon completion of the extradition process, will be transported to a local facility to face her charges out of Myrtle Beach, according to Crosby.

She's charged with two counts of armed robbery, two counts of kidnapping, and two counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

The local robberies happened on Sept. 4, at Romer's Pizza off of Kings Highway, and on Sept. 10, at the Ocean Dunes Resort.


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