Man shot with life-threatening injuries in Falls Church


Courtesy: Fairfax County Police Department.

UPDATE: Police said that the victim, a 73-year-old man, is now out of surgery.

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (WDVM) — One man has been taken to the hospital with life-threatening gunshot injuries in the 2900 block of Annandale Rd. according to the Fairfax County Police Department.

Police are now describing the suspect as:

  • Young black male
  • Slim build
  • Wearing a black hooded sweatshirt
  • Grey pants
  • Grey backpack
  • White shoes with black laces
  • Black face covering

Officers were on the scene of the shooting Wednesday morning around 7:45 a.m.

FCPD says Jefferson Ave. will be closed from Annandale Rd. to Madison Pl. for the shooting investigation and is advising the public to avoid the area.

Police are considering the suspect as armed and dangerous and are advising the public to not approach him. Instead, FCPD says to call 911. For the full press conference click here.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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