UPDATE (10/4/20): Alexandria Police Department Arrests Suspect in September 30 Homicide
UPDATE (10/2/20): The victim has been identified as John Pope, 57, of Alexandria. Police have identified a person of interest in this case, which remains under active investigation.
Alexandria Police Department Investigates Fatal Shooting on Quantrell Avenue
For Immediate Release: September 30, 2020
The Alexandria Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation in the 5900 block of Quantrell Avenue.
At approximately 3:50 p.m. on September 30, officers were dispatched to the area for a possible shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult man suffering an injury to the upper body. He was transported to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. The victim has been identified as a 57 year-old resident of Alexandria. His name will be released after his family is notified.
This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Ryan Clinch at 703.746.6673.
This is the second homicide in Alexandria in 2020.
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This news release is available at alexandriava.gov/118046.