Man involved in shooting, car chase, arrested in Northern Va.

Night Time Police Violent Crime Intervention. Police Vehicles with Flashing Lights.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/welcomia)

A man is in custody, after he was involved in a shooting and then fled police in Northern Virginia.

The incident started around 1 a.m. on Saturday on Emmerdale Drive in Woodbridge, Virginia, according to police.

A 33 year-old man shot a gun at an unoccupied car and then drove off, according to police.

Virginia State Police chased the man from Prince William County into Fairfax County where his car crashed and overturned, according to police.

Police say that the armed man then barricade himself in the car, but eventually came out of the car and was arrested without incident.

The man suffered minor injuries and no one else was hurt, according to police.

Luke Garrett

Luke Garrett is a D.C. native dedicated to journalism. He is a reporter and the creator, host and producer of the original WTOP podcast, “DMV Download.” The podcast debuted in 2022. On the show, Garrett takes a weekly look at the biggest stories and ideas in the D.C. region.

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