FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (WDVM) — Fairfax County Police are investigating a shooting after three people were found dead inside a home in Burke, Virginia. Police say one was the suspect, and the other two were the suspect’s mother and nephew.
Officers initially responded to a report of a domestic disturbance around 9:11 p.m. on October 21, along the 6100 block of Wicklow Drive.
According to investigators, officers encountered an armed man who fired shots at them. After the exchange of gunfire, the suspect barricaded himself in the home. SWAT officers then searched the home and found the bodies of two men and one woman.
The officers involved had minor injuries, and no information is available on the suspect at this time. Police say they are waiting on the medical examiner to determine if the suspect was shot during the exchange with police.
The investigation is still underway.