Police Investigate Shooting on N. Courthouse Road

Published on May 19, 2024


ARLINGTON, Va. – The Arlington County Police Department’s Homicide/Robbery Unit is investigating a shooting that took place on N. Courthouse Road in the early morning hours of May 19.

At approximately 2:50 a.m., police responded to multiple reports of shots heard in the area. The preliminary investigation indicates two groups became engaged in a verbal dispute in the parking lot of a hotel in the 1200 block of N. Courthouse Road. During the dispute, the suspect brandished and discharged a firearm, striking the victim and two parked vehicles. The adult male victim self-transported to an area hospital and remains in critical condition.

The suspect is described as a Black male wearing dark pants and a gray hoodie. He fled the scene prior to police arrival.

This remains an active criminal investigation. 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 or anonymously through the Arlington County Crime Solvers hotline at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).


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