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
Update at 9 a.m. — Alexandria police said Duke Street has reopened in both directions of travel.
Rescue personnel are on scene of a multi-vehicle crash that sent at least three to trauma centers with serious injuries.
It was first reported around 11:50 p.m. on Duke Street at S. Quaker Lane. Firefighters reported three persons trapped in two different vehicles. A total of four or five vehicles were said to be involved.
The wreck has closed Duke Street for an extended period of time, for investigation and cleanup.
Fairfax County fire/EMS crews also responded to assist on the call.
Notification:: Duke Street is temporarily closed between Quaker Lane and Roth Street, this is due to a multi-vehicle crash. Severe injuries were reported. APD and EMS is on scene. No further details at this time. pic.twitter.com/wdskdGYiMo
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) February 23, 2022
4-VEHICLE CRASH WITH 3 TRAPPED— Duke St at South Quaker Ln in the City of Alexandria (from 11:50 p.m.). 3 patients being taken to trauma centers now. @AlexandriaNow #VATraffic pic.twitter.com/8ZbW17fwxT
— Alan Henney (@alanhenney) February 23, 2022
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A 31-year-old Prince George’s County man was arrested for driving while intoxicated after a crash that seriously injured his female companion in the West End.
The suspect was arrested and released on Saturday, July 3. The crash occurred at around 1:20 a.m. that morning in the area of N. Quaker Lane. His four-door white 2017 BMW 540i traveled at a high rate of speed and rear-ended a vehicle waiting for a light to change, police reported in a search warrant.
The airbags in the BMW deployed, and the victim(s) in the other car were not injured.
“An occupant in (the suspect’s) vehicle was taken to Fairfax INOVA hospital with significant injuries,” police said. “The occupant was initially diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury and a broken spine.”
Police later went back to the hospital to check on the passenger, and it was found that she did not have a traumatic brain injury. Her spine had to be fused, however, and she will need physical therapy.
A man is in critical but stable condition after an overnight crash in Alexandra.
The crash occurred around 2:15 a.m. at King Street and Chesterfield Road, within the city’s northern border. The driver was initially trapped in the mangled car, a white Lexus, after crashing into a utility pole near the intersection. He was extricated from the wreck by firefighters.
It is not clear yet if alcohol or drugs were a factor in the crash since the driver was unconscious when emergency personnel got to him, according to an Alexandria Police spokesman. He was taken to George Washington University Hospital with serious injuries.
The crash occurred near the Shops at Summit Centre and the National Tire & Battery at 4720 King Street.
Overnight Alexandria, Arlington and Fairfax County units responded to a serious auto accident on King Street near Chesterfield Road. Rescue 206 and 109 arrived and extricated one occupant with serious injuries. Medic 206 transported the patient to an area trauma center. pic.twitter.com/d0BSjwiHoM
— IAFF Local 2141 (@IAFFLocal2141) February 19, 2020