ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA) -- Alexandria Police are on the scene of the city's second fatal shooting of the year.
Jody Donaldson, spokesman for the Alexandria Police Department, says officers responded to a report of a shooting around 12:45 Wednesday morning in the 100 block of Lynhaven Drive. Once police arrived at the scene they found a 22-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
According to Donaldson, an off-duty Arlington County Deputy Sheriff was involved in the shooting, and is currently being interviewed by investigators.
This is only the second fatal shooting of 2013 in the City of Alexandria.
Police are not releasing the victim's identity pending notification of next of kin. The exact cause and manner of death will be determined by an autopsy to be performed by the medical examiner's office.