Dozens of Cars Shot; Suspects Sought

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News Release:12/338/LHC(7)
December 3, 2012


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Dozens of Cars Shot; Suspects Sought


            West Springfield Police District - Police are seeking the public’s help to locate suspect(s) responsible for shooting through dozens of car windows in the Newington Forest and Terra Grande neighborhoods. The shootings involve either a pellet or b-b gun and took place over the past week, primarily between the hours of 1 and 3 a.m. as recently as Thursday, November 29.

            In most of the incidents, the vehicles are empty; however in at least one of the cases, the vehicle was occupied.

            The suspect vehicle is reportedly a silver Honda CRV. Detectives indicate that the rear windows of minivans or SUVs appear to be targeted by the suspects.

            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.




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