Skip to comments.Several people, including police officers, taken to the hospital after a shooting in VA
Posted on 05/08/2006 2:09:08 PM PDT by jdm
Several people, including police officers, are taken to the hospital after a shooting at a police station in Fairfax County, Virginia.
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May 8th - 4:32pm
FAIRFAX -- Shots have been fired at a police station in the Chantilly area.
Fairfax County police spokeswoman Mary Ann Jennings says several people have been hurt. She says authorities don't know how many or whether any officers were injured.
"We had a shooting situation, we're trying to figure out what happened, why it happened," Jennings said.
Police are reportedly still seeking a suspect
My first thought, too. Awfully bold regardless.
Thank you for the updates.
I thinks it's Amazons and this is the first skirmish for their return.
If the cops are on lock down, what are the rest of us supposed to do?
Glad I'm toting.
NBC4 is reporting 5 shot - 4 cops and a suspect. Also reporting 2 of the cops are in critical condition.
Wonder why the Park Police are involved in this...
That's right. I initially said it sounds like Iraq, but it also sounds like our good friends the Mexicans (and everybody in South America).
But it does not sound like Virginia.
They had a helicopter.
More detail on location:
Rt. 28 is blocked between Rt 66 and rt 50. (Have a fun commute!)
The white truck has been ditched... look for any vehicle driving erratic or with suspicious occupants.
5 Reportedly Shot At Fairfax Co. Police Station
POSTED: 4:12 pm EDT May 8, 2006
UPDATED: 5:22 pm EDT May 8, 2006
CHANTILLY, Va. -- Shots have been fired at a police station in Fairfax County, News4 reported.
The incident happened at about 4 p.m. outside of the Sulley District Station in the 4900 block of Stonecroft Boulevard, which is just north of Centreville.
There are unconfirmed reports that five people have been shot -- four police officers and a suspect.
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There are also unconfirmed reports that two officers are in critical condition.
Initial reports indicated that someone armed with a rifle started shooting at the police station. Police were on the lookout for a white Ford pick-up truck that may be related to the shootings. The truck, which has Virginia plates JPK8892, has been recovered.
Police are searching for at least one suspect in vehicles at the Westfield Marriott Hotel, according to freelance photographer Gregg Mathieson who is in the area.
All Fairfax County police stations have been placed on lockdown.
Stay with News4 and nbc4.com for more information.
Located near or on the edge of Bull Run battlefield?
There's a national park very close by, the Manassas Battlefield National Park. Fairfax police must have called on all nearby police units to help out.
A non-commute... supper at 12 midnight, anyone?
And very near Dulles Airport.