The Alexandria Police Department has arrested a suspect in connection with a shooting in the Braddock neighborhood this weekend.
The shooting occurred on Saturday, Aug. 27, at approximately 8:21 p.m. in the 700 block of North Fayette Street, police said in a release.
“APD has arrested Tykeece Simms, 21, a City of Alexandria resident,” police said. “Simms is charged with malicious wounding, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and unlawful discharge of a firearm. Simms is currently being held without bond at the Alexandria Adult Detention Center.”
Police said the victim was a bystander shot in her lower extremity.
“The victim, a 38-year-old female, was transported to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury and is expected to recover,” police said.
Anyone with information related to the case is asked to contact Detective John Brattelli via phone at 703-746-6699, via email at [email protected], or contact the non-emergency line at 703-746-4444. Tips can be made anonymously.
Notification:: There is a heavy police presence in the 700 Block of North Fayette Street. This is in response to a shots fired call for service, one person reported to have non-life threatening injuries in connection with the incident. APD is on scene and investigating. pic.twitter.com/KRlNbAAT76
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) August 28, 2022
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