Man Charged After Two Shooting Incidents in Hybla Valley

Mount Vernon Police District — One man is dead and another was seriously injured after two separate shooting incidents yesterday evening near Richmond Highway in Hybla Valley. Jordan Eugene Cochran, 20, of Alexandria has been charged following the shootings, which began with a fight at a bus stop at Richmond Highway and Dart Drive. Officers were called to the scene at approximately 6:22 p.m. and discovered Kebbren Isaiah Leigh-Gaye, 18, of Alexandria with a gunshot wound to the upper body. Leigh-Gaye was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. He was later pronounced deceased. 

Cochran fled after the fatal shooting and approached a driver in the parking lot of the 7-Eleven at 3100 Lockheed Blvd. Cochran requested a ride. When he was denied, he fired one round, which struck an adult man in the eye. Cochran ran from the scene. The injured man was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Jordan Eugene Cochran, 20, of Alexandria

Officers quickly found Cochran in the parking lot of a nearby Taco Bell at 7230 Richmond Highway and took him into custody without incident. A handgun was recovered along with items belonging to Leigh-Gaye. Cochran was charged with second degree murder, two counts of use of a firearm in commission of a felony, malicious wounding and robbery. Detectives continue to investigate the motive behind the fatal shooting. Cochran and Leigh-Gaye were known to each other.

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Victim specialists from our Major Crimes Bureau’s Victim Services Division have been assigned to ensure that the victims’ families are receiving appropriate resources and assistance.

This is the first homicide of the year in Fairfax County. Year to date, there were no homicides at this point in 2021.

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