Man seriously wounded in Fairfax Co. shooting; suspect in custody

A man is in the hospital with what the police are calling life-threatening wounds after he was shot Wednesday afternoon in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Fairfax County police spokesperson 2nd Lt. James Curry said the shooting happened at around 2 p.m. in the 2000 block of Huntington Avenue, near U.S. Route 1.

Officers found a 33-year-old with wounds to the upper body and soon got a description of the gunman, who appeared to be going to a nearby hotel, according to the department.

“Officers began saturating the area and found that man and immediately took him into custody,” Curry said.

A search is underway at the hotel for the gun involved, and police are reviewing nearby surveillance cameras to determine what led up to the shooting.

“But preliminarily, what we do know is that two men got into some sort of dispute in the roadway, which led to the shooting,” Curry said.

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