Alexandria police are investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred earlier today.
At approximately 2:00 p.m., officers responded to the 3400-block of Duke Street for reports of a domestic incident. Once on scene, officers encountered a suspect with a weapon and were involved in a fatal police-involved shooting. An investigation into the events that led to the shooting is ongoing.
The Department’s Criminal Investigations Section and Internal Investigations Unit are conducting investigations into the shooting.
Per Departmental policy, the involved officers have been put on administrative leave with pay during the investigation.
Anyone who witnessed or has information regarding the incident is asked to call the Alexandria Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Section at 703.746.6711.