Police look for suspect in fatal shooting at Arlington Co. house party

WASHINGTON — Police are looking for a man they say may be connected to a fatal shooting at a house party in Arlington County, Virginia, early Sunday morning.

Arlington County police officers were working near East Falls Church at around 3 a.m. when they heard gunshots, spokeswoman Ashley Savage told WTOP. The officers went to a home in the 6300 block of N. 29th Street and found a man had been shot.

Police said the shooting happened at a house party earlier that morning, after the shooter and victim had a dispute. They don’t believe it was a random shooting.

The victim, 23-year-old Michael Gray of Manassas, was taken to an area hospital where he later died.

Police have identified Jason Allen Johnson, 37, of D.C., for his suspected involvement in the shooting and said he was last known to be heading toward Maryland. According to police, Johnson is considered “armed and dangerous.”

Johnson is described as a black man who is about 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 145 pounds, police said.

If you have any information that can help the investigation, contact Arlington County police at 703-228-4185.


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