A man was shot in the leg in the bathroom of a McDonald’s in the Landmark area of Alexandria, and the Alexandria Police Department (APD) is on a manhunt for the suspect.
APD was notified of a fight in the restaurant when two holdup alarms were activated at around 6:15 p.m., according to the police scanner. Police say that the suspect and the victim know each other.
“Two adult males who knew each other were engaged in a fight that escalated when the shooting occurred,” APD Communications Manager Tracy Walker told ALXnow. “The victim sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and was transported for medical treatment.”
No other suspect information was released.
The restaurant closed for the rest of the day after the incident.
Anyone with information about this incident can call the APD non-emergency line at 703-746-4444. Callers can remain anonymous.
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Peace in Gaza: Prayer Liturgy and Community Discussion for Peace in Arlington VA, Sunday, Feb. 11, 10:15 AM
Prayer, liturgy, and community discussion for peace in Gaza, an immediate cease fire and resumption of humanitarian aid will be hosted by Nova Catholic Community. The focus will be Pope Francis’ call for an immediate ceasefire, the release of all hostages, resumption of humanitarian aid for Palestinians in Gaza, and peace talks for a lasting and just peace for all people in the region.
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