Man in critical condition after early morning shooting in Arlington

Police say a man is in critical condition after a shooting in a hotel parking lot early Sunday morning in Arlington, Virginia.

In a news release, the Arlington County Police Department said officers responded to multiple reports of shots heard near the 1200 block of North Courthouse Road around 2:50 a.m. Sunday morning.

Officers investigating the scene believe two groups were involved in a verbal altercation in a hotel parking lot when the shooter brandished and discharged a firearm, striking the victim and two parked cars.

According to police, the adult male victim managed to transport himself to a hospital, where he is currently in critical condition.

Police say the shooter fled the area after the shooting. He is described only as “a Black male wearing dark pants and a gray hoodie.”

ACPD asks anyone with information about this incident contact them at 703-228-4180 or or anonymously through the Arlington County Crime Solvers hotline at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).

The approximate location of the shooting is shown below.

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Joshua Barlow

Joshua Barlow is a writer, composer, and producer who has worked for CGTN, Atlantic Public Media, and National Public Radio. He lives in Northeast Washington, D.C., where he pays attention to developments in his neighborhood, economic issues, and social justice.

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