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Alexandria Police Make Arrest in Malicious Wounding

Alexandria Police have made an arrest in a malicious wounding that occurred on Tuesday, October 8, in the 5400 block of North Morgan Street.

At approximately, 6:00 p.m., officers responded for reports of a fight. Upon arrival, officers located a victim suffering from a stab wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. There were no other injuries.

Initial investigation revealed that the victim had arrived in the area with a group of friends. An altercation occurred between them and another group. During the altercation, the victim was stabbed.

As a result of this investigation, police arrested Farouq Abdullahi, 18, City resident and charged him with Malicious Wounding. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident or who might have been in the area is asked to call the Criminal Investigation Section at 703.746.6711.

Detectives would like to remind residents that they can remain anonymous.