Category Archives: Shooting

Detectives Asking for Tips and Videos from Weekend Shooting

Franconia Police District – Detectives are asking for the public’s help while they continue to investigate this weekend’s shooting at Brookfield Plaza.  We’ve set up a dedicated text-only tip line at 571-234-8055 for anyone who may have videos or any other useful information. You can also call our Major Crimes Bureau detectives at 703-246-7800. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through

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Detectives Asking for Public’s Help After Shooting in Springfield

Franconia Police District – Detectives are investigating after two people were shot last night in the parking lot of Brookfield Plaza Shopping Center.  Officers were called to the 7000 block of Brookfield Plaza shortly after 11 for a man who had been shot multiple times. An officer near the shopping center also heard the gunshots and requested immediate help.  When

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Man Dead after Shooting Himself in Hospital Room

Mason Police District – Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau continue to investigate after a man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at INOVA Fairfax Hospital.  Officers responded at 8:47 last night to 3300 Gallows Road where a patient on the 4th floor of the hospital’s Heart and Vascular Institute was reported to have a gun.  Prior to officers’ arrival, the patient, 64-year-old Thomas Wimmer,

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Detectives Investigating Centreville Shooting

Sully Police District – Detectives are investigating a shooting last night in a parking lot near Old Centreville Road and Flamborough Road.  The victim left the area in a car and was found near the intersection of Paddington Lane and Bolton Road with a gunshot wound to his upper body after calling 911 just before 6:00PM.  He was taken to

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Detectives Investigating Man Shot in Restaurant Parking Lot

Mason District-Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau are continuing their investigation into a shooting last night in the 6200 block of Little River Turnpike, in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County.  The shooting occurred just after 9:30 in the parking lot in front of Viva Tequila restaurant. When officers arrived, they found a man who had been shot in the leg. They applied two tourniquets

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FCPD RECAP Thursday, October 4

SULLY DISTRICT STATION SHOOTING: 14000 block of Maidstone Court, 10/4/18, at 4:21 p.m. Officers responded to the area for a report of two people who had been shot. A preliminary investigation revealed several teens who knew each other had a confrontation. During the confrontation, someone pulled out a gun and fired several rounds. Everyone involved ran away. Responding officers found

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Apparent Murder-Suicide Investigation Continues After Woman and Two Juveniles Found Dead

Reston District – Our Major Crimes detectives continue their investigation after a woman and two juveniles were found dead inside a home in the 1000 block of Safa Street last night in the Herndon area of Fairfax County. Around 6:20, our officers responded when a homeowner called 9-1-1 after finding two juveniles who appeared to have been shot. Officers searched

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