Alexandria Police have apprehended no suspects after answering a call for shots fired on Saturday night in the 1000 block of Madison Street in Old Town.
Police were called at 10:22 p.m. and found that a building and a vehicle were struck by bullets. They also recovered and a number of spent shell casings from a handgun, Alexandria Police Spokesman Lt. Courtney Ballantine told ALXnow.
No one has been arrested for the incident and no suspect description is available.
The area where the incident occurred is less than a mile from where a 17-year-old resident was shot on a basketball court earlier this month. It is near the Charles Houston Recreation Center, Mason Social and Lost Dog Cafe.
The last report of shots fired in the city occurred last month near Taney Avenue Park in the city’s West End. Before that, police responded to two report of shots fired in January, in a S. Reynolds Street Parking Lot and near Bishop Ireton High School.
NOTIFICATION :: The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a “shots fired” call for service in the 1000 block of Madison Street. Expect police activity in the area.
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) April 12, 2020
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