Detectives Investigating after Stabbing and Shooting Incident

Mount Vernon District – Detectives are investigating after a stabbing and shooting in the 3500 block of Buckman Road in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County. Officers responded just before 10 last night for a report of a stabbing. When the officers arrived, they were directed to an apartment where another man was shot. Officers administered first aid until rescue arrived. The man was taken to the hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. The stabbing victim refused care at the scene and then later asked to be taken to the hospital, where he was treated and released for a cut to the upper body.

Detectives are in the early stages of the investigation and have spoken to several people at the scene, who are not fully cooperating. They are still working to identify others that may have more information.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Needels at 703-246-7904. Tips can be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by visiting, or calling 1-866-411-TIPS. They can also be sent in via text by texting “TIP187” plus the message to CRIMES (274637). Text STOP to 274637 to cancel, or HELP to 274637 for help. Message and data rates may apply. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1000 if their information leads to an arrest.

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