Updated at 4 p.m. A 29-year-old man was seriously injured after being shot in the Braddock area on Thursday night.
Police responded to the incident in the 700 block of North Fayette Street at 12:36 a.m., and it was reported by Alexandria Police via Twitter at 1:23 a.m.
The victim was shot outdoors, according to police.
A resident who lives in the area said that she heard five gunshots.
“I ran to my child’s room to get her onto the floor and off her bed that is directly next to a window,” the resident said. “Today we will be rearranging her bedroom.”
Police tweeted that there was a heavy police presence due to the incident, which occurred near Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority property.
No arrests have been made in connection with the incident, which remains under investigation, police said.
Notification:: There is a heavy police presence in the 700 block of North Fayette Street. This is in response to a shots fired incident in which one person was shot. The victim was transported to the hospital in serious condition. This incident is under investigation. pic.twitter.com/NnqPGOOHcx
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) June 9, 2022
Alexandria police responded to the sounds of gunfire found a man shot early this morning.
The shooting happened during a suspected robbery just after 1 a.m. behind the shopping center in the 600 block of South Pickett Street in the Landmark area.
The victim was taken to a trauma center. He was last reported conscious and in stable condition.
Alexandria Police spokesman Marcel Bassett said the victim was a 42-year-old male and there were multiple gunshots reported. No arrest has been made and suspect information is not available.
Notification:: There is a heavy police presence in the 600 block of South Picket Street. This is in response to a shots fired incident. One person was injured, and the injury appeared to be non-life-threatening. APD is on scene and investigating. pic.twitter.com/mOTikpMTyT
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) May 6, 2022
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Two Alexandria juveniles were arrested earlier this month for shooting a gun in Arlandria.
The incident occurred at around 11 p.m. in the 3800 block of Executive Avenue. Police were alerted by a witness that two juveniles shot a handgun in an alleyway and fled on foot. The witness saw the 15 and 17-year-old suspects then run into a nearby apartment building and the lights turn on in an apartment, according to a search warrant.
“The weapon used in this incident was recovered by officers,” Alexandria Police public information officer Marcel Bassett told ALXnow.
The 15 and 17-year-olds were charged with illegal discharge of a firearm and illegal possession of a firearm by persons under 18 and transported to the Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center.
The two adults in the apartment told police that the teenagers moved in with them two months ago and pay $350 in monthly rent, according to the affidavit.
Three men are facing years behind bars for the January shooting in a West End 7-Eleven parking lot that left a bystander shot in the neck.
On March 14, the Alexandria Grand Jury charged city residents Maurice Turner, 18, and Donovan Copeland, 20, and Fairfax County resident Damonte Martin, 21, with three felonies: malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and maliciously shooting at an occupied vehicle.
The incident occurred on Jan. 9 at around 3:20 p.m. in the parking lot of the 7-Eleven at 30 S. South Reynolds Street. The Alexandria Police Department reported that two of the suspects left the store, got into a parked car and then fired multiple shots at another car.
“During the shooting, an innocent bystander was shot in the neck and transported to the hospital,” according to the office of Alexandria’s Commonwealth’s Attorney Bryan Porter. “The victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.”
The trio were pulled over and arrested shortly after the incident by Alexandria Police.
The men will be tried together, and a trial date has not been set. They are being held without bond in the William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center.
The malicious wounding charge is punishable by a maximum of 20 years in prison; the shooting at an occupied vehicle charge is punishable by up to 10 years; and the use of a firearm in commission of a felony charge is punishable by a mandatory minimum sentence of three years.
A 20-year-old Alexandria man is being held without bond after allegedly shooting a woman in the face in the stairwell of a Landmark area apartment building.
The incident occurred on February 9 at around 4:45 p.m. at the Brent Place apartments at 375 S. Reynolds Street. Terrell Talley, who lives in the building, was arrested March 3 and charged with malicious wounding.
Alexandria Police did not notify the public of the incident.
The victim was shot in the right lower jaw in the stairwell of the apartment building. A witness told police that he heard shots and then saw a suspect wearing all black jump the fence behind the building, according to a search warrant affidavit.
The victim then knocked on their door and reported that she was shot.
Minutes before the incident, an inmate at the Alexandria jail called up Talley on the phone. Talley allegedly told the inmate that he was going to discipline the victim for making statements against him in public, according to the affidavit. Talley allegedly said that he was going to meet the victim at “the spot” and was about to “go hard on her.”
“On the surveillance (footage), the subject can be seen exiting the hallway into the stairwell and going towards the direction of the shooting just minutes prior,” Police said in a search warrant affidavit. “The subject can also be observed manipulating an object in his jacket pocket.”
A reverse look-up confirmed that Talley’s number was the number that was called, according to the affidavit.
“A few minutes later a second phone call was made from (the inmate) to the same phone number,” police said in the warrant. “The subject answers and appears to be breathing heavily. (The inmate) asked why it sounds like he has been running and the subject stated, ’cause I am.'”
Talley was also arrested for shooting into an occupied dwelling and discharging a firearm in a public place in 2020. A malicious wounding charge against him was reduced to brandishing a firearm, for which he was found guilty. His firearm was seized and he was sentenced to 24 months in jail, 12 of which were suspended, and he served a year in prison. Talley was also sentenced to two years of supervised probation and three years of unsupervised probation.
Talley goes to court for this incident on April 5.
A juvenile was arrested in connection to a report of shots fired in the West End on Sunday afternoon, according to the Alexandria Police Department.
No one was injured in the incident, which occurred at around 3:15 p.m. near condominiums in the 3300 block of S. 28th Street.
Police are still investigating the incident. No details regarding the suspect were released, except that the person is a juvenile.
“On arrival police located evidence that shots were fired, and discovered property damage in the area,” APD said in a release. “No injuries were reported. Shortly after police apprehended a juvenile in connection to the incident. While APD has made an arrest, we are still investigating this incident.”
The area is less than a block from the Alexandria Health Department’s office at 4480 King Street.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact Detective Robert Pond at 703-746-6703 or [email protected], or the police non-emergency line at 703-746-4444. Callers can remain anonymous.
Notification:: There is a heavy police presence in the 3300 block of South 28th Street. This is in response to a shots fired call for service. No injuries were reported. APD is on scene and investigating. No further details at this time. pic.twitter.com/IIkYSkylMs
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) February 20, 2022
News Release: Alexandria Police Department Makes Arrest in Connection to Shots Fired Incident on South 28th Street
APD has made an arrest in connection to a shots fired incident that occurred Sunday, February 20, 2022.
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) February 22, 2022
A 20 year-old Alexandria man was shot to death in his car in Lincolnia, and a 20-year-old Fairfax County man and a 17-year-old alleged accomplice have been arrested for his murder.
The body of Ahmed Hasheem Ebrahim has still not surfaced since it was put in a dumpster on January 16, according to Fairfax County Police. He was last seen leaving his home for a friend’s house the previous evening, Saturday, January 15. Ebrahim’s car was found on January 18 in Alexandria and towed to an impound lot.
Detectives found blood inside the car, and then discovered that Joel Antonio Sarabia, 20, of Fairfax, was seen driving Ebrahim’s car shortly after his disappearance. Sarabia was arrested for unauthorized use of a vehicle and driving without an operator’s license, and detectives found that he knew the victim.
“Sarabia and a 17-year-old associate planned to rob Mr. Ebrahim on Jan. 16. Sarabia shot Mr. Ebrahim in the upper body while Mr. Ebrahim was in his vehicle in a parking lot near the 6200 block of Lachine Lane in Lincolnia,” Fairfax County Police said in a press release. “Sarabia and his associate then drove the victim in Mr. Ebrahim’s vehicle until they disposed of his body later on Jan. 17 in a dumpster.”
Sarabia, who is being held without bond in the Fairfax County jail, was later charged with first degree murder, robbery resulting in death, concealment of a dead body and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. He was arrested with a firearm, and police are searching for a second gun, “which is believed to be in the City of Alexandria,” according to Fairfax County Police.
The dumpster where Ebrahim’s body was placed has been identified, but the body has not been found, police said.
“Detectives identified the dumpster where Mr. Ebrahim’s body was disposed,” police said. “They have since been in contact with the disposal services company to determine the potential location where Mr. Ebrahim’s body may have been taken. Detectives have coordinated several searches with our Search and Rescue Team to locate Mr. Ebrahim.”
This is the second murder of the year in Fairfax County.
A 40-year-old Alexandria man suspected of participating in a drive-by shooting in the West End earlier this month was released on bond shortly after being booked in the Alexandria jail.
On January 8, police were called to the area of South Pickett Street and Edsall Road after a witness reported a man driving a black Nissan point a handgun outside of the window and fire two rounds at an unknown person, according to a search warrant affidavit.
Police recovered two shell casings at the scene.
The witness was able to get a partial license plate on a Virginia tag, and the vehicle matched surveillance footage from a nearby apartment complex. The suspect was found to live a short distance from where the incident occurred, and was arrested four days later.
Police said he was considered to be armed and dangerous, but he was not charged with the shooting offense. The man was charged with larceny of firearm, possession of firearm by convicted felon, and was released on $1,000 bond the same day as his arrest.
Notification:: There is a heavy police presence in the area of Edsall Road and South Pickett Street. This is in response to a shots fired call for service. There were no injuries reported. APD is on scene and investigating. There are no further details at this time. pic.twitter.com/Aa1coSKb9S
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) January 8, 2022
A 24-year-old Alexandria man has been arrested for the Dec. 13 drive-by shooting in the Braddock area. No one was injured in the incident, but police say nine handgun rounds were fired at another vehicle.
Antonio Barkley was charged with unlawful discharge of a weapon, felonious assault, and shooting or throwing missiles at vehicle.
The incident was reported at around 8 a.m. in the area of First Street, Fayette Street and Route 1. Police briefly closed off the area during Monday morning rush hour traffic.
Barkley was interviewed at home by police, and said that the victim tried to fight him while he was walking to his car to get to work, according to a search warrant.
Barkley reportedly said that he went back home and got a handgun, then walked back outside to get into his car and saw the victim waiting in a black SUV.
Barkley told police that he was afraid of being assaulted, and “unprovoked, (Barkley allegedly) fired nine handgun rounds at the vehicle,” according to the warrant.
The victim’s car was damaged, but no one was hurt.
Police recovered video footage of the incident at the nearby McDonald’s. Both the victim and Barkley told police that their problems started after an argument in mid-November.
Notification:: First Street is closed to thru traffic between Fayette Street and Route 1. This is due to a shots fired incident. No injuries were reported. APD is on the scene. No more details at this time. pic.twitter.com/UZ6xe9T5yO
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) December 13, 2021
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Alexandria Police are searching for a man that has been identified as the suspect behind a hit-and-run that injured an officer in Old Town early on Monday night (Dec. 27).
APD says that Nnanyereugo Onuoha is on the run driving a newer model Black Honda Pilot with Maryland tags 1EV8163.
Police were responding to an armed individual in a domestic dispute in the 2400 block of Mandeville Lane near the Eisenhower East area at around 6:18 p.m., and found the suspect near the 200 block of Swamp Fox Road, which is near the Alexandria jail.
“As Onuoha fled the scene, he struck one officer with his vehicle and another officer was injured while trying to avoid being hit by the suspect,” APD said in a news release. “Both officers were transported to Fairfax Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and have since been treated and released.”
As previously reported, Onuoha’s ex-girlfriend called police and said she was afraid that he had a knife and broke her phone.
Onuoha is wanted for assault and battery on law enforcement and hit and run. APD said that there are also a number of open warrants for him in other jurisdictions.
Anyone with information on Onuoha’s whereabouts is asked to contact APD Investigator at Matt Barnickle by phone at 703-859-5150 or email [email protected]. Callers can remain anonymous.
News Release:: APD Searches for Assault Suspect
The Alexandria Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a wanted man.
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) December 29, 2021