DETECTIVES CONTINUE TO INVESTIGATE AFTER FATAL SHOOTING IN CENTREVILLE
Sully Police District – A 37-year-old man died Monday night in a fatal shooting that occurred in the 14800 block of Bodley Square in Centreville. Officers were called at 9:58 p.m. to a townhouse for a report of man who had been shot. Officers found Amaru Amin Shabazz, 37, of Leesburg, inside the home suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Fire and rescue personnel pronounced Shabazz deceased at the scene.
Detectives determined Shabazz was visiting the home. An altercation occurred between Shabazz and individuals which resulted in the fatal shooting. Detectives found multiple guns at the scene and determined numerous rounds were fired inside the residence. Detectives do not believe this was a random act.
A witness to the event stated a man was seen running from the residence after the gunshots. Detectives are asking anyone who may have information about this shooting to contact them at 703-246-7800, option 2. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone – 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477), by text – Type “FCCS” plus tip to 847411, and by web – Click HERE. Download our Mobile tip411 App “Fairfax Co Crime Solvers”. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1,000 dollars. Please leave contact information if you wish for a detective to follow up with you.
This is the fourth homicide of the year in Fairfax County. Year to date, there were two homicides at this point in 2021.