McLean Police District – Detectives from the Major Crimes Division are investigating a shooting that occurred on Dolley Madison Boulevard near the intersection of Kirby Road on Sunday, August 14 sometime after 4 a.m. Preliminary information suggests that this incident stemmed from an altercation between several people at a party somewhere in Arlington County earlier in the night. One group left the party in a vehicle and when they reached Dolley Madison Boulevard and Kirby Road, another vehicle pulled alongside and fired several shots, striking two occupants in the first vehicle. The unidentified suspect vehicle then fled the scene. Little is known about the two victims at this point, other than they drove themselves to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. There is no suspect or vehicle description at this time.
Detectives from the Crime Scene Section, K9 teams and the police helicopter (Fairfax 1), responded to assist.
As detectives rigorously investigate this crime, they are asking that anyone with information regarding this incident call the Fairfax County Police Department at 703-691-2131. Callers may also contact Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-8477, via email at Fairfaxcountycrimesolvers.org, or text “Tip187” plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Tipsters who provide their information through Crime Solvers are eligible for a cash reward of $100 to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest. Tipsters remain anonymous and never have to give their names or appear in court.
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NOTE: Traffic may be affected on Dolley Madison Boulevard between Kirby Road and Potomac School Road as the crime scene is being processed.