Police Involved Shooting


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News Release:13/099/0188/drg(6)
April 9, 2013

Police Involved Shooting

            Franconia Police District – Shortly before 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, police were called to a home in the 6600 block of Thurlton Drive in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County for the report of a possible suicidal subject. Officers arrived and encountered a 37-year-old man. Details are limited at this time however, during that encounter; the man was shot by police. At least one officer performed CPR until Fairfax County Fire and Rescue arrived. The man was subsequently transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

            No officers were injured during the incident.

            Detectives from Homicide and Internal Affairs, along with Crime Scene technicians responded to the scene.

            The officers involved in this incident will be placed on routine administrative leave as the department begins parallel criminal and administrative investigations.

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

 



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