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Police Investigating Gunfire Over Weekend in Alexandria

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating more shots fired at night in the city.

There were two more reports of shots fired over the weekend. The first incident occurred on Friday night in the 1100 block of Queen Street in Old Town. Multiple shots were fired and buildings were struck, but no one was injured. No arrest was made.

The second incident occurred on Sunday night in the West End in a residential neighborhood in the 4300 block of Duke Street. No one was injured in this incident. Again, no arrest was made.

Alexandria Police are expected to provide an update this week on Part I crime a well as the recent spat of evening shootings.

There were numerous incidents of shots fired last week, and there were many similar incidents in Old Town over the summer.

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