Good Tuesday morning, Alexandria!
🌥️ Today’s weather: Expect a mostly cloudy day with temperatures reaching around 42 degrees accompanied by light, variable winds. Moving into Tuesday night, there will be a 30% chance for rain primarily after 1am, while the skies remain mostly cloudy and low temperatures hover around 32 degrees. Winds will be light from the east.
🚨 You need to know
A man was allegedly shot in the face by a coworker at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center (5000 Seminary Road) around 11:20 p.m. last night (Monday), according to the police scanner.
The Alexandria Police Department said the victim was transported to a hospital with serious injuries.
The victim called the police and said he’d been shot in the face by a coworker in the hotel and that the suspect was still on the scene, according to the scanner.
A suspect was taken into custody and a weapon was recovered, police said.
There is a moderate police presence in the 5000 block of Seminary Rd. for a weapon violation. Suspect is in custody and the weapon was recovered. The victim was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries.
There is no threat to the public stemming from this incident.
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) January 23, 2024
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📈 Monday’s most read
The following are the most-read ALXnow articles for Jan 22, 2024.
- Alexandria police investigating two Sunday night shootings (4817 views)
- Alexandria is developing a public safety and event services plan for new arena at Potomac Yard (1757 views)
- Notes: Zoning for Housing opponents sue City of Alexandria over single-family zoning change (1460 views)
🗞 Other local coverage
- Potomac Yard Arena Legislation Introduced In VA House, Senate
Patch (Monday @ 2:37 pm)
- Monumental Arena Expected to Pay for Itself, City Officials Say
Alexandria Living (Monday @ 12:36 pm)
- Several Housing Developments Approved By Alexandria City Council
Patch (Monday @ 11:09 am)
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