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Teen shot to death in West End hotel Friday night

A teen was shot to death at a hotel room in the West End on Jan. 27, 2023 (via Google Maps)

(Updated at 10:30 p.m.) A 17-year-old Arlington resident has been charged with possession of firearm by a minor, after another 17-year-old was fatally shot in a West End hotel room.

The shooting occurred at around 11:30 p.m. on Friday night in a room in the Courtyard By Marriott Pentagon South (4641 Kenmore Avenue), according to dispatch. Multiple juveniles were in the room when the 17-year-old male victim was shot in the chest.

The juvenile suspect was charged with being a minor in possession of a firearm. He was found two blocks away in the 4800 block of Kenmore Avenue, according to dispatch recordings.

This is the first shooting death of 2023 in Alexandria. APD did not respond to requests for comment on this incident.

This incident remains under investigation and APD asks anyone with related information related to contact APD Detective Matthew Kramarik via at 703-746-6650 or by email at [email protected]. Callers can remain anonymous.

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