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Alexandria police investigating two Sunday night shootings

Alexandria Police lights (staff photo by James Cullum)

Alexandria Police Department is investigating two incidents of gunfire Sunday night, though no one was reported injured.

Eight-to-10 gunshots were reported just before 9 p.m. in the parking lot of the shopping center in the 4000 block of Mount Vernon Avenue. The victim told police that he got into an argument with a Hispanic male in the parking lot and that the suspect fired his handgun at him, striking his car, according to the police scanner.

Two hours after the shooting, APD tweeted that the investigation is ongoing and that the entire block was shut down.

At around 11 p.m., a bullet was fired into the window of a home in the 400 block of N. Armistead Street in the West End.

Anyone with information on these incidents can contact the APD non-emergency number at 703-746-4444. Callers can remain anonymous.

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