Post Content

Notes: Man shot in Potomac Yard Shopping Center was wanted on attempted murder charges

Good Wednesday morning, Alexandria!

☀️ Today’s weather: The weather forecast predicts mostly sunny conditions with a high temperature near 87°F, accompanied by a west wind at 5 to 10 mph. By Wednesday night, the sky turns mostly cloudy and the temperature drops to around 69°F. The southwest wind at 6 mph will become calm in the evening.

🚨 You need to know

Yesterday, U.S. Marshals shot and critically wounded a man they said was wanted on attempted murder, assault and firearm charges.

The suspect in question was identified as Stewart Orlando Ray, 37, a suspect in a shooting on Sunday in Talbot County, Maryland. Ray allegedly fired several shots, striking one victim, before fleeing the area.

Witnesses told FOX5 that Ray rammed his truck into the U.S. Marshals’ cars before the Marshals shot at the car. The U.S. Marshals Service said they will not release the names of the officers involved.

Scene of a shooting in Potomac Yard on Aug. 8 (staff photo by James Cullum)

📈 Tuesday’s most read

The following are the most-read ALXnow articles for Aug 8, 2023.

  1. UPDATED: One injured in federal law enforcement-involved shooting in Potomac Yard (5832 views)
  2. Bacon Brothers returning to The Birchmere but tickets are going fast (306 views)
  3. ‘Tenant’s Rights’ program planned for West End renters next week | ALXnow (300 views)
  4. Fundraiser helps family of murdered Afghan interpreter and Lyft driver stay in their Alexandria home (214 views)

📅 Upcoming events

Here is what’s going on today in Alexandria, from our event calendar.

  • No events today. Have one to promote? Submit it to the calendar.

Recent Stories

Washington D.C. resident Dykwon Perry Davis has been indicted by a multi-jurisdictional jury on two felony charges: abduction with intent to defile and attempted rape. Davis is charged with the…

There’s a new hair salon in Del Ray and it’s named after a Taylor Swift song. Enchant Hair Co. opened at 2202 Mount Vernon Avenue in January, and it’s named…

The Vision Zero goal of zero roadway deaths and severe injuries is daunting, but the City announced that it closed 2023 with zero traffic fatalities. In a release, the Department…

Good Thursday morning, Alexandria! ☀️ Today’s weather: Expect sunny skies and a high temperature of around 47 degrees, accompanied by a northwest wind ranging from 10 to 14 mph with…

Dreaming of small-town charm with big-city convenience? Look no further than 7156 Main St in Clifton, Virginia! Nestled just 30 miles from the heart of Washington D.C., this picturesque property offers the best of both worlds.

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city to find tranquility in this quaint, historic town. With its tree-lined streets and friendly community atmosphere, Clifton is the perfect place to call home. Yet, with its close proximity to the nation’s capital, you’ll never be far from the excitement and opportunities of urban living.

Imagine weekends exploring local shops, dining at charming cafes, and enjoying outdoor adventures in nearby parks. Then, commute to D.C. for work or play, soaking in all the culture, entertainment, and career opportunities the city has to offer.

Read More

Submit your own Community Post here.

Are you looking to work on health and fitness from the comfort of your own home?

Skip the big box gym and try out our in-home personal training service. We bring the gym to you so that you can save time and avoid the hassle of going the the crowded gym.

We bring all the equipment you need for a solid workout and if you have a community gym we can use that too.

We offer programs that will help with weight loss, strength, flexibility, more energy and overall feeling better.

Read More

Submit your own Community Post here.

×

Subscribe to our mailing list