Police investigate early-morning homicide in Fairfax County

ALEXANDRIA, Va. —  Fairfax County police said a 24-year-old man was fatally shot early Friday in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County.

The shooting happened at around 2:20 a.m. in the parking lot of the Cityside Huntington Metro apartments,  just off Richmond Highway.

Tarreece John Sampson, 24, of Alexandria, was found unresponsive and was pronounced dead at the scene. Sampson worked for Fairfax County Public Schools System.

“We are investigating this as a homicide,” said Fairfax County Police Sgt. Roger Henriquez.

It is very early in the investigation, and there is no word yet on any suspects or a motive.

Police  have asked those with information to contact Crime Solvers by visiting www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637)**. Tipsters can also call 1-866-411-TIPS(8477) or Fairfax County police at 703-691-2131.

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