ALEXANDRIA POLICE DEPARTMENT
MEDIA SERVICES UNIT
2003 MILL ROAD
ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA 22314-4658
JULY 18, 2008 # 08-031
9:30 A.M. HAZEL
Alexandria Police Make Second Arrest in Shooting
On July 12, the victim, a 38 year-old Fairfax man, was shot during an attempted street robbery. Yesterday, Detectives arrested a 16 year-old Alexandria juvenile and charged him with malicious wounding, attempt robbery and use of a firearm in commission of a felony. On July 15, Alexandria detectives arrested Robert Boyd, Jr., 18, of 307 Oronoco Street, was charged with Malicious Wounding and Attempted Robbery.
On Saturday, July 12, around 1:30 A.M., police were called to the 100 block of South Royal Street for the report of a shooting. Officers arrived on the scene and located the victim. The victim suffered from a gunshot wound to the arm. He was transported to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries and was released later that night. There were no further injuries.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Alexandria Police Department at 703.838.4711.
Note: A photo of the recent arrestee is not being released at this time as he is a juvenile. Detectives still need to interview additional witnesses. The investigation is ongoing.