Notes: Victim identified in fatal Lynhaven shooting

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Alexandria police confirmed that the victim in last week’s sudden death incident was 21-year-old Nabel Chávez.

Scanner traffic indicated that a gunshot was reported, and police said in the release that the medical examiner has officially ruled the incident as a gun-related homicide.

Junior Espinal-Calix, a 19-year-old Alexandria resident, has been arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter. He is being held without bond. A preliminary hearing for the case is scheduled for March 31.

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