Police Investigate Shots Fired in Green Valley and on Columbia Pike

Published on January 31, 2023


ARLINGTON, Va. – The Arlington County Police Department’s Homicide/Robbery Unit is investigating a shooting in the Green Valley neighborhood and subsequent shots fired incident along Columbia Pike on the evening of January 30, 2023.

At approximately 11:10 p.m., police were dispatched to the area of 22nd Street S. and S. Kenmore Street for the report of shots heard. While police were on scene, the adult male victim self-reported to a hospital with gunshot wounds. His condition is considered stable.

The preliminary investigation indicates the victim was stopped at the traffic light at 22nd Street S. and S. Kenmore Street when the suspect discharged multiple rounds at the victim’s vehicle from a black sedan. Following the shooting, the victim drove away from the scene but the suspect followed and discharged additional rounds towards the victim’s vehicle at Columbia Pike and S. Wayne Street. The victim was then able to leave the scene and seek medical assistance at a hospital.

Responding officers processed both scenes, collected evidence, spoke with witnesses and conducted an aerial search with the assistance of a police helicopter. Residents are asked to review their home surveillance for any video that may assist the ongoing investigation. Additionally, anyone with information related to this incident 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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