Alexandria Police are investigating a number of gunshots fired in Old Town early Thursday evening.
Alexandria Police spokesman Lt. Courtney Ballantine told ALXnow that the incident occurred at 6:50 p.m., and that multiple shell casings were found in the 700 block of N. Columbus Street.
No one has been arrested for the incident and no suspect descriptions are available.
The area where the incident occurred is near to where a 17-year-old resident was shot on a basketball court. It is near the Charles Houston Recreation Center, Mason Social and Lost Dog Cafe.
The last report of shots fired occurred at a West End subdivision in May, and parked cars were shot up in a parking lot.
NOTIFICATION :: The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a “shots fired” call for service in the 700 block of North Columbus Street. Expect police activity in the area.
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) July 9, 2020
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Alexandria Women for Good donated $6,720 to Alexandria’s Community Lodgings from their first donation cycle! They toured one of the learning centers, met some of the staff and kids, and handed over a big check.
Alexandria Women for Good is a newly formed local Grapevine Giving Circle composed of local Alexandria women who make the commitment to give back to the local community regularly and intentionally. Each quarter they raise money to give to local nonprofits making a difference.
For more information visit: https://www.grapevine.org/giving- circle/3y6h4Ay/Alexandria-Women-for-Good
Pictured left to right: Laura Herron, Laura Turner, Kate Wiley from Community Lodgings, and Laura Bloodgood
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The 1st Annual Del Ray Dog Fest is a fun outdoor event that will include dog-centered activities, dog menu items, live music, vendors and food on Sunday, April 2 from 11am- 3pm at the George Washington Middle School parking lot.