Police responded to a report of a person shot at a home in the 9200 block of Forest Greens Drive in Lorton shortly before 3 a.m. Tuesday, November 17.
A 20-year-old man, who lived in the home, suffered a life-threatening gunshot wound to the upper body and was flown by Fairfax 1 to Inova Fairfax Hospital.
Detectives are investigating the cause and circumstances surrounding the shooting.
Officers arrived at the home and found that there had been a small party taking place. There were three women and another man in the home. The shooter was quickly identified as a 47-year-old Lorton man, who was acquainted with the victim, and he was held in custody.
Charges are pending further investigation.
All people in the home were known to each other and officers believe the situation stemmed from a dispute and was contained within the residence.
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