Update-Fairfax County Police Department’s Investigation of Sheriff’s Deputy-Involved Shooting Continues

Mason Police District – The Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office continues to cooperate with the Fairfax County Police Department’s investigation of the August 15, 2016 deputy-involved shooting on the Inova Fairfax Medical Campus.

Detectives from the Major Crimes Division, Homicide Squad, through the assistance of the Honduran Embassy, have confirmed the legal name of the decedent as Yovani Amaya Gomez, identified in a previous release of information, as Jovany Martinez. The decedent’s birth certificate was located and the information was confirmed by his family in Honduras.

The criminal investigation is complete and Homicide detectives are awaiting receipt of the final autopsy report from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Once that information is received, the entire case file will be presented to the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney for Fairfax County for final determination of criminal liability.

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