Arrest Made in Shooting


Mount Vernon Police District – Officers located a vehicle that was associated with a wanted man in the area of the 8300 block of Claremont Woods Drive. Abdul-Aziz Rahman, 40, of Alexandria, was wanted for malicious wounding, use or display of a firearm while committing a felony, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in relation to the Tuesday, December 27, shooting in the 3800 block of Miramonte Place.

During their investigation, it was determined that the wanted man was inside of a nearby residence. Around 12:30 p.m., Rahman was arrested without incident and will be taken to the Adult Detention Center where the warrants will be served.

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Original Release (12/28/16)

MALICIOUS WOUNDING: 3800 block of Miramonte Place. 12/27/16, 11:23 a.m. We initially responded to a call for one man chasing another and shooting at him with a handgun. Officers, including K9 and Fairfax 1, saturated the area. The victim was eventually located nearby. He reported that a bullet had grazed his leg. He was treated at the scene by Fairfax County Fire and Rescue personnel. The investigation led officers to believe that the suspect and victim are known to each other and that an argument led to the shooting. The investigation continues and charges are likely.