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Two gunfire incidents in the West End over the weekend

No one was injured after two separate incidents of gunfire in the West End of Alexandria over the weekend.

Alexandria police say that no suspects have been arrested, and that the incidents remain under investigation.

The first incident occurred outside just after 7 a.m. on Saturday, October 29, in a neighborhood in the 5600 block of Taney Avenue. That’s near the intersection with N. Van Dorn Street and Interstate 395.

The second shooting occurred after 7 p.m. on Sunday, October 30, outside an apartment complex in the 5800 block of Quantrell Avenue.

“Shootings are dangerous,” said APD spokesman Marcel Bassett. “It’s something that we are taking seriously.”

No suspect descriptions have been released.

Anyone with information on these incidents can contact the Alexandria Police Department’s non-emergency number at 703-746-4444. Callers can remain anonymous.

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