UPDATE: murder suspect arrested after car chase in Maryland


ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WDVM) — UPDATE: Alexandria Police have arrested the homicide suspect after a car chase Wednesday.

Ibraham Elkahlil Bouaichi was taken into custody Wednesday morning around 11 a.m. Alexandria Police Officers saw the suspect in a car in Maryland. When they tried to pull him over, police say a chase began. Bouaichi’s car crashed in Prince George’s County. He was taken to a hospital. There is no update on his injuries.

Previous Story from August 4th: Police are searching for a man suspected of shooting and killing a woman in Alexandria, Virginia on July 29, 2020.

The Alexandria Police Department identified the suspect as 33-year-old Ibrahm Elkahlil Bouaichi. He’s described by police as 6′ 2″ tall, about 180 lbs and of Middle Eastern descent. He was last seen driving a stolen black 2013 Nissan Altima sedan with Maryland tags 1CN3103. Police said he is considered armed and dangerous, and anyone with information on his location should call the police department immediately.

Officers responded that July 29 morning to S. Greenmount Drive, where they found the victim, identified by police as Karla Elizabeth Dominguez Gonzalez, already dead from gunshot wounds on her upper body. It was the first homicide reported in the city this year.

Tips can be reported to the police by calling (703) 746-6751 or 9-1-1. Anonymous callers are welcome.


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