Police Investigate Fatal Stabbing on N. Henry Street

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Police Investigate Fatal Stabbing on N. Henry Street

For Immediate Release

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred on Thursday, September 14, 2017, in the 900 block of N. Henry Street.

At approximately 1:27 a.m., police were dispatched to a felonious assault call at a residence. Upon arriving, officers located two victims who had been stabbed.  

A female victim, Dasheria Barksdale, a 30-year-old City resident, was transported to the hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. A male victim, a 27-year-old City resident, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and is currently listed in critical condition.

The suspect, a 23-year-old City resident is in police custody at an area hospital with self-inflicted injuries. He is currently listed in critical condition.  

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Loren King at 703.746.6689.

This is the fourth homicide in Alexandria this year.
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