Did You Hear Gunshots?

Franconia Police District – Police have received multiple calls from residents in the Franconia District reporting that they have heard gunshots in their neighborhood. The occurrences have been reported from the beginning of the year to the most recent of events occurring on Friday, July 15. The sounds of suspected gunfire are generally heard after dark and some citizens have subsequently found damage to their vehicles from gunfire. There is no suspect information at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

The Fairfax County Police Department is asking the public to report suspicious noises, persons, and vehicles and to provide as much information as possible. A description of a person or vehicle seen in or around the area could assist in solving these cases.

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.


Be Aware of Your Surroundings; Report Suspicious Activity.