Teenager hospitalized after shooting in Culmore area of Fairfax Co.

Police in Fairfax County, Virginia, are still looking for the suspects in a shooting that wounded a 14-year-old boy.

It happened near Bellview and Glen Carlyn drives in the Culmore area of Falls Church on Monday. Police found the teenager wounded with life-threatening injuries.

He remains in the hospital Tuesday night.

Initially, Fairfax County police said on Twitter that two men were seen fleeing the scene. In a news release Tuesday, they described the suspects as “teenagers wearing jeans and dark-colored hoodies.” Police said the shooting does not appear to be random.

Anyone with additional information on what happened should call Fairfax County police’s Major Crimes Bureau at 703-246-7800, option 5.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477) or through Fairfax police’s Crime Solvers website.

Below is the area where the victim was found.

Abigail Constantino

Abigail Constantino started her journalism career writing for a local newspaper in Fairfax County, Virginia. She is a graduate of American University and The George Washington University.

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