Security guard shoots, injures man in Alexandria restaurant

A restaurant security guard shot and wounded a man in Alexandria, Virginia, early Saturday morning.

Police said the shooting happened around 1 a.m. at Lillian’s Restaurant on Mount Vernon Avenue.

Investigators believe a confrontation between the security guard and the man led to the shooting.

The man was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.

The security guard suffered minor injuries during the confrontation.

Police said it is unclear if the security guard will face charges in the shooting.

Luke Garrett

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