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Suspect arrested after man shot in the neck in West End

A man was shot in the 4oo block of N. Armistead Street on March 18, 2023 (via Google Maps)

An arrest has been made after an Alexandria man was shot in the neck while returning home to pick up clothes after a domestic dispute, police said in a recently released search warrant affidavit.

The incident occurred Saturday, March 18, near an apartment that the male victim shared with his child’s mother and child in the 400 block of N. Armistead Street. Prior to the shooting, police mediated a domestic assault complaint between the victim and his child’s mother in an apartment. The victim told police that he agreed to leave the apartment and made an arrangement to return to pick up clothes.

“The victim had reportedly arranged to return to the residence to retrieve clothing, when he was confronted at gunpoint by an unknown masked male, who he saw coming from the direction of his residence,” police said in the search warrant affidavit. “The victim reported that the masked male was intently focused on him immediately prior to the encounter and made the statement: ‘Don’t try anything stupid,’ as he pulled out the pistol and aimed it at the victim.”

The victim told police that he didn’t believe the man would pull the trigger, and moved. The victim told police that four shots rang out and that he got shot in the neck. A witness told police that the victim screamed, “She set me up! She set me up!” according to the search warrant affidavit.

The suspect fled the area in a white Honda with Virginia plates, which were tracked to a 24-year-old Alexandria man. The suspect was arrested on April 17, and is being held without bond. He was charged with malicious wounding and use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

The suspect goes to court on May 31.

The Alexandria Sexual Assault Center and Domestic Violence Program is available 24/7 to listen and help at 703-746-4911.

“If you are a neighbor and know that an abusive incident is occurring, call the police immediately,” the city said. “Calling the police is simply the most effective way to protect the victim and children from immediate harm.”

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