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Route 1 is blocked in both directions except for one northbound lane, from Slater's Lane to 1st Street for several fallen electrical poles. The public is urged to use caution in the area and treat all uncontrolled intersections (no power or officer directing traffic) as a four-way stop.

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Alexandria Police Investigate Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

Alexandria police are investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred earlier today.

At approximately 2:00 p.m., officers responded to the 3400-block of Duke Street for reports of a domestic incident. Once on scene, officers encountered a suspect with a weapon and were involved in a fatal police-involved shooting. An investigation into the events that led to the shooting is ongoing.

The Department’s Criminal Investigations Section and Internal Investigations Unit are conducting investigations into the shooting.

Per Departmental policy, the involved officers have been put on administrative leave with pay during the investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is asked to call the Alexandria Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Section at 703.746.6711.

3600 Wheeler Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22304
703.746.1870
TDD 703.838.4896

Communications
Fax: 703.838.4978

Information Services Section
Fax: 703.746.1936

Chief of Police
Fax: 703.746.1945

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.