The Alexandria Police Department Makes an Arrest in Shooting Incident
APD Makes an Arrest in Shooting Incident
For Immediate Release: August 29, 2022
ALEXANDRIA, VA. – The Alexandria Police Department made an arrest in a shooting incident that occurred on Saturday, August 27, 2022, at approximately 8:21 p.m. in the 700 block of North Fayette Street.
APD has arrested Tykeece Simms, 21, a City of Alexandria resident. Simms is charged with malicious wounding, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and unlawful discharge of a firearm. Simms is currently being held without bond at the Alexandria Adult Detention Center.
During this incident, one person, an innocent bystander was shot in her lower extremity. The victim, a 38-year-old female, was transported to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury and is expected to recover.
The incident is still under investigation and APD is asking anyone who may have information related to this case to contact Detective John Brattelli via phone at 703.746.6699, email at John.Brattelli@alexandriava.gov, or call our non-emergency line at 703.746.4444. Tips can be anonymous.
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Contact Marcel Bassett, Public Information Officer, for media inquiries at Marcel.Bassett@alexandriava.gov or 703.746.6600.
This release is available at: Alexandriava.gov/go/3919