A clerk at the 7-Eleven convenience store at 3023 Duke Street was shot in the leg in a robbery early this morning.
At around 2 a.m., a man dressed in black wearing a black mask went into the store, displayed a handgun and walked behind the counter, according to staff. The suspect reportedly shot into the floor behind the counter and the bullet ricocheted and hit the clerk in the leg.
The clerk was “seriously injured with non-life threatening injuries,” APD tweeted.
Police were dispatched to the scene after a report of the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash from the register.
The store is located across the street from Bishop Ireton High School and a block away from the Alexandria Commons Shopping Center.
No arrests have been made in connection to this incident. Anyone with information can call the police department’s non-emergency line at 703-746-4444. Callers can remain anonymous.
Notification:: In response to a commercial robbery/shooting there is a moderate police presence in and around the 3000 block of Duke Street. One person was seriously injured with non-life-threatening injuries. APD is on the scene and investigating. pic.twitter.com/3PWZFEvuqt
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) April 17, 2023
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A 58-year-old Alexandria man suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being shot in the hallway of a Landmark area apartment building early Thursday night, according to the Alexandria Police Department.
Police said the incident occurred shortly after 5 p.m. on the ninth floor of an apartment building in the 300 block of S. Reynolds Street.
Dispatchers responded to a man shot in the arm who suffered “serious but non-life threatening injuries,” APD tweeted.
No suspects have been arrested in connection to the shooting, and the investigation remains active, APD told ALXnow.
The incident occurred near to where a man was murdered last month.
Anyone with information on the incident can call the APD non-emergency number at 703-746-4444. Callers can remain anonymous.
Notification:: In response to a shooting, there is a heavy police presence in the 300 block of South Reynolds Street. One person suffered a serious but non-life-threatening injury and was transported to the hospital. APD is on scene and investigating. pic.twitter.com/DFfPitccx5
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) April 13, 2023
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A 32-year-old man was shot and seriously injured at a West End apartment complex on Saturday morning, according to the Alexandria Police Department.
The man was shot in the upper body at around 10:30 a.m. in the 400 block of N. Armistead Street.
Police were dispatched to the area in response to a man who was reportedly shot in the neck.
No arrests have been made, and the incident remains under investigation, according to police.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Detective Edmund Dougherty at 703-746-6679 or Edmund.Doughertyaalexandriava.gov. Callers can remain anonymous.
Notification:: There is a moderate police presence in the 400 block of North Armistead Street, this is in response to a shots fired incident. One person was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. APD is on scene and investigating the incident.
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) March 18, 2023
News Release:: At approximately 10:26 a.m. on Saturday, March 18, 2023, the Alexandria Police Department responded to a call for shots fired in the 400 block of North Armistead Street.
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) March 19, 2023
A man suffered non-life-threatening injuries when he was attacked by group of men in Arlandria on Monday morning, according to police.
Police were dispatched to the intersection of W. Glebe Road and Mount Vernon Avenue on Monday at around 2:30 a.m.
The man suffered lacerations to his head and told police that he was attacked by three males.
No one was arrested in connection to this incident. Anyone with information can call the APD non-emergency number at 703-746-4444. Callers can remain anonymous.
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A 28-year-old Woodbridge man is being held without bond for allegedly cutting a man with a knife in the West End on Sunday morning, Jan. 15.
The incident occurred just after midnight in the 1400 block of N. Beauregard Street, near the William Ramsay Recreation Center. The 45-year-old victim was cut with a sharp object and treated at the scene, police told ALXnow.
The suspect, Mateo Amaya, knows the victim and was arrested that day and charged with malicious wounding, according to police.
“A weapon was recovered (in connection to the incident),” Alexandria Police Department spokesperson Marcel Bassett told ALXnow. “Nothing was reported stolen.”
Amaya goes to court for the offense on February 17.
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Alexandria Police are investigating a person of interest after Sunday night’s shooting near Holmes Run put a man in the hospital with multiple injuries.
The incident occurred at around 6 p.m. near an apartment complex in the 4600 block of Duke Street, according to police. A 22-year-old man was shot and suffered “multiple injuries” and is expected to recover.
“APD is currently investigating a person(s) of interest in relations to this incident,” Alexandria Police spokesman Marcel Bassett said.
No other information was released. Shortly after the incident, APD tweeted that it believed there was “no current threat to the public.”
The incident is still under investigation and APD asks anyone who with information to contact Detective John Bratelli via phone at 703-746-6699, email at [email protected], or to call the APD non-emergency line at 703-746-4444. Callers can remain anonymous.
Notification:: There is a moderate police presence in the 4600 block of Duke Street. This is in response to a shots fired incident resulting in one person injured. The victim’s condition is unknown at this time. APD believes there is no current threat to the public. pic.twitter.com/LNTNKxVTIt
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) January 15, 2023
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A pedestrian suffered minor injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Old Town North early last Sunday night (Dec. 18).
The 56-year-old female victim was transported to the hospital after getting hit at around 5:40 p.m. at the intersection of Pendleton Street and N. Pitt Street.
The driver stayed at the scene and was charged with failure to pay full time attention.
The incident occurred less than a mile from where a pedestrian was struck in the 100 block of N. Henry Street on Wednesday, Dec. 14.
More details have emerged in the August 27 shooting in the Braddock area that resulted left a woman injured and a man behind bars.
At around 8:30 p.m., a 38-year-old woman was shot in the foot in an alley in the 700 block of N. Fayette Street. Police say the woman was an innocent bystander.
Tykeece Simms, 21, an Alexandria resident, was charged with malicious wounding, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and unlawful discharge of a firearm. Police arrested Simms less than a mile away on the front porch of his home.
“Mr. Sims initially admitted to being at the scene of the incident but denied involvement in the shooting,” police said in a search warrant affidavit. “He stated that he ran from the scene becaus he heard gunshots. After further questioning, Mr. Simms admitted to being the shooter.”
Simms told police that he’d gotten into an argument with a man at a nearby deli, and that the man threatened his life, according to the search warrant affidavit.
“Mr. Simms state that he was in fear for his life, and felt it was necessary to shoot the gun to protect himself,” police said in the search warrant affidavit. “It should be noted that Mr. Simms smelled like alcohol and admitted to being intoxicated.”
Simms, who was not arrested with a gun, also allegedly told police that he was a convicted felon and felt it necessary to carry one for safety. No gun was recovered in the search of his home, but police found magazines and boxes with hollow-point 9mm ammunition, 9 mm handgun magazines and a soft case for a handgun.
Simms goes to court on October 5.
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
A 16-year-old male was beaten up and robbed by a gang of five teenagers in the Bradlee Shopping Center on (Thursday) April 28, according to Alexandria Police.
The victim was jumped and robbed of cash by a gang of five male juveniles. The incident occurred at around 3 p.m. as the victim walked on the sidewalk between 3672 and 3676 King Street in the shopping center, according to police.
“Money was taken from the victim, but due to a witness intervening the money was recovered at the scene,” Alexandria Police spokesman Marcel Bassett said.
The incident follows the September 21, 2021, shooting of a juvenile at a nearby McDonald’s, which is a short distance from Alexandria City High School. A juvenile was arrested at the restaurant a month later after a fight where a man was injured.
No arrests have been made, and the relationship between the victim and suspects is uncertain, police said.
Anyone with information on the robbery is urged to call the Alexandria Police Department at 703-746-4444. Callers can remain anonymous.