1 killed in Fairfax Co. shooting on New Year’s Eve

Police in Fairfax County, Virginia, said an unidentified man was killed during a shooting on New Year’s Eve.

The shooting happened Saturday at around 7:30 p.m. in the 9500 block of Unity Lane in Lorton, after receiving reports that a man had been shot.



Officers said, in a preliminary statement, that a man was found inside and dead, with multiple gunshots to his upper body.

During a press conference, a spokesperson for the department asked for the public’s help in identifying any suspects in the case.

A map of the approximate shooting location is included below.

This is a developing story. WTOP’s Nardos Mesmer contributed to this report.

Ivy Lyons

Ivy Lyons is a digital journalist for WTOP.com. Since 2018, they have worked on Capitol Hill, at NBC News in Washington, and with WJLA in Washington.

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