Police Investigate Shots Fired in Fairlington

Published on October 20, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Arlington County Police Department’s Homicide/Robbery Unit is investigating a shots fired incident which occurred in the Fairlington neighborhood on the morning of October 19, 2021.

At approximately 9:40 a.m., police were dispatched to the report of a shooting in the 4400 block of 31st Street S. Upon arrival, it was determined that the suspect approached the area in a vehicle, exited and fired shots towards two individuals sitting outside a residential building. The suspect then reentered the vehicle and fled the scene. No injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as a Black male with medium length dreadlocks and wearing a black hoodie, jeans and a black neck gaiter. The suspect vehicle is described as a dark blue Toyota Prius.

This remains an active criminal investigation. Anyone with information or home surveillance that may assist with the investigation is asked to contact the Arlington County Police Department’s Homicide/Robbery Unit at 703-228-4180 or ACPDTipline@arlingtonva.us. Information may also be reported anonymously through the Arlington County Crime Solvers hotline at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).

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