(Updated 5:15 p.m.) Police are currently investigating a shooting that occurred around 3:45 p.m. today (Tuesday) just a few blocks from Alexandria City High School.
According to an alert put out by the Alexandria Police Department, the incident started with a fight involving juveniles at the Bradlee Shopping Center (3600 King Street).
“Officers discovered a juvenile with a gunshot wound to the upper body,” police said. “Victim taken to hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.”
Witnesses said the shooting started at the McDonalds in the shopping center and went into the Duck Donuts after being shot.
The incident comes after police have been dispatched three times for violent incidents involving juveniles at Alexandria City High School campuses in the area.
NOTIFICATION: Police are in the 3600 blk of King St after getting a call for service around 3:45pm for a fight involving juveniles. Officers discovered a juvenile with a gunshot wound to the upper body. Victim taken to hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) September 21, 2021
SHOOTING W/JUVENILE: 3600 Bl. of King St. Alexandria, V.A. Alexandria PD on scene investigating a shooting with an unknown age juvenile with a single gunshot wound to the arm. That individual was located in the Dunkin Donuts. He has been transported to a local hospital.
— DC REALTIME NEWS (@RealTimeNews10) September 21, 2021
James Cullum contributed to this story. Photo via Google Maps
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