One Injured in Accidental Shooting

Fairfax County Police Department
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News Release: 12/210/0197/eja(1)
July 30, 2012

One Injured in Accidental Shooting

            Sully Police District - Officers responded to 14441 Brookfield Tower Drive in Chantilly on Saturday, July 28, shortly at 5:30 p.m. for reports of a shot person. A 22-year-old woman was found with a gunshot wound to her ankle.

            The victim was at a restaurant with friends when one of them, Christopher E. Bohn, 36, of Manassas, reloaded his handgun and accidently fired; striking the victim. She was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. No one else was injured.

            Bohn was arrested and charged with willfully discharging firearms in a public place.

            Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.


photo of Christopher Bohn

photo of Christopher Bohn


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