Man Shot in Alexandria Area


Police responded for a report of a shooting in a residence in the 8300 block of Brockham Drive shortly before 12 a.m. Friday, December 18.

A 49-year-old man, who was visiting an acquaintance, suffered a gunshot to the upper body and was transported to Fairfax Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Preliminary information shows that the suspect arrived at the residence and an argument occurred between them prior to the shooting. The suspect fled and was described as a black male, approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall and armed with a handgun.

Detectives do not believe this was a random act and are still investigating the relationship between the suspect and the victim.

Charges are pending further investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers electronically by visiting or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637)** or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131