Police investigate homicide in Alexandria

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. –  The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred in Alexandria, Virginia on Wednesday night.

According to officials, officers responded to the 1200 block of Colonial Avenue around 9:24 p.m. to investigate a report of shots fired in the area. When they arrived on the scene, they found a man suffering from trauma to the upper body. He was pronounced dead on the scene. Police have identified the victim as a 41-year-old male who is not a resident of Alexandria. His name is being withheld until police can notify his next of kin.

At this time, the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Loren King with the Alexandria Police Department at 703-746-6689.