Teen Shot in Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon Police District: Early this morning around 1 a.m., we got a call for a shooting in the 6600 block of The Parkway in Alexandria. When officers arrived, they found a teenaged male who had been shot. He was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, but remains in stable condition.

Detectives believe this is not a random incident and that there is no threat to the community. They are currently conducting interviews, canvassing the neighborhood and gathering information. Crime scene technicians are processing the scene.

Additional information will be released as the investigation continues.

We are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact Detective A. Spooner at 703-246-7800 or the Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131or Crime Solvers electronically by visiting http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637) or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477).

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