Police Department News Release
Fairfax County Police Department
Public Information Office
4100 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Va. 22030
703-246-2253. TTY 703-204-2264. Fax 703-246-4253
May 24, 2007
Armed Suspect Shot by Police
On Wednesday, May 23 police were serving search warrants in an ongoing drug investigation at the Fairview Motel, 6421 Richmond Highway. Around 7:15 p.m., as police were finishing up the investigation, a car entered the parking lot. A man wanted by detectives was a rear seat passenger in the car. During his arrest, he failed to comply with verbal commands and produced a gun. He was shot several times by one officer and died at the scene.
The suspect has been identified as Randall Leroy Rollins, 28, of 6421 Richmond Highway, #5.
The officer involved in the shooting is a member of the Organized Crime and Narcotics Unit. He is 33 years old and a 13-year veteran of the police department. He is currently on routine administrative leave. No other officers fired their weapons. The criminal and administrative investigations continue.