Police Make Second Arrest in Shooting

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ALEXANDRIA POLICE DEPARTMENT

MEDIA SERVICES UNIT

2003 MILL ROAD

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA 22314-4658

703-838-4636

 

NEWS RELEASE

JULY 18, 2008 # 08-031

9:30 A.M. HAZEL

 

Alexandria Police Make Second Arrest in Shooting

 

On July 12, the victim, a 38 year-old Fairfax man, was shot during an attempted street robbery. Yesterday, Detectives arrested a 16 year-old Alexandria juvenile and charged him with malicious wounding, attempt robbery and use of a firearm in commission of a felony. On July 15, Alexandria detectives arrested Robert Boyd, Jr., 18, of 307 Oronoco Street, was charged with Malicious Wounding and Attempted Robbery.

 

On Saturday, July 12, around 1:30 A.M., police were called to the 100 block of South Royal Street for the report of a shooting. Officers arrived on the scene and located the victim. The victim suffered from a gunshot wound to the arm. He was transported to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries and was released later that night. There were no further injuries.

 

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Alexandria Police Department at 703.838.4711.

 

Note: A photo of the recent arrestee is not being released at this time as he is a juvenile. Detectives still need to interview additional witnesses.  The investigation is ongoing.

 

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