Woman shot, killed in Fairfax County

A woman was found dead Thursday morning after a shooting in Fairfax County, Virginia.

She was found just before 7 a.m. in the area of Colts Neck Road and Glade Drive after police said they responded to a report of a woman lying on the ground.

The woman had gunshot wounds, and she was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The chief medical examiner’s office will conduct an autopsy.

Police will not name her until they said investigators can confirm her identity.

They are asking anyone with information about this shooting to call the Major Crimes Bureau at (703) 246-7800, option 2.

This is Fairfax County’s seventh homicide of the year, police said.

Below is a map of the area where the shooting took place:

WTOP’s Fonda Mwangi contributed to this report.

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