Detectives Investigating the Sound of Gunshots in Falls Church Neighborhood

Mason Police District – Detectives are investigating a report of gunshots heard in a neighborhood in the Falls Church area of Fairfax County. Officers responded to the 3800 block of Birchwood Road shortly after midnight when residents reported hearing gunshots. The area was checked and nothing was found at the time. Just after noon today, a resident who lives in the same area called us to say that they found shell casings on the street in front of their home. Officers went back to Birchwood Road and were directed to the shell casings. The evidence was collected and a canvass of the neighborhood was conducted. There have been no reports of injuries. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Mason Police District Station at 703-256-8035, or the Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.  You can also submit a tip anonymously through Crime Solvers electronically by visiting or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637). Anonymous Tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100-$1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.

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