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Page updated May 22, 2013 12:50 PM
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UPDATE: Alexandria Police Identify Victim in Suspicious Death

Alexandria Police have identified the victim in last night’s suspicious death as Julian Dawkins, 22, City resident. The cause and manner of death are pending autopsy results from the medical examiner’s office.

Alexandria Police have questioned Arlington County Sheriff’s Deputy Craig Patterson, 44, City resident, who was involved in the shooting. He is a 17-year veteran. No charges have been placed. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Criminal Investigations Section of the Alexandria Police Department at 703.746.6711.

Alexandria Police Investigate Suspicious Death on Lynhaven Drive

Alexandria Police are investigating a suspicious death that occurred in the 100 block of Lynhaven Drive on Wednesday, May 22. At approximately 12:45 a.m., officers responded to reports of a person being shot. Upon arrival, officers located the victim. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The victim’s identity is being held pending notification of next of kin. The cause and manner of death will be determined pending an autopsy by the medical examiner’s office.

Detectives are interviewing an Arlington County deputy sheriff who was involved in the shooting. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Criminal Investigations Section of the Alexandria Police Department 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.