(Updated 10 p.m.) The Alexandria Police Department is investigating two reports of gunshots over the weekend in the Seminary Valley neighborhood.
No injuries were reported from both incidents. The first occurred on Friday night (Dec. 8) at around 10:15 p.m. when an APD officer reported shots fired in the 5300 block of Taney Avenue. The officer chased two suspects on foot, but both eluded her by running through a neighborhood of townhomes, according to scanner traffic.
On Sunday at around 7 p.m., six-to-seven gunshots were reported just a few blocks away in the 500 block of N. Pickett Street. Police searched the area for about 30 minutes and no arrest was made, according to scanner traffic.
Anyone with information on either incident can contact the APD non-emergency number at 703-746-4444. Callers can remain anonymous.
Notification: Moderate police presence in the 5300 block of Taney Avenue due to an illegal discharge of a weapon. APD is investigating and seeking potential suspects involved. pic.twitter.com/NQ1O3Txr0l
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) December 9, 2023
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