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Shooting in Arlington leaves woman and man injured

WUSA-TV Washington, D.C. logo WUSA-TV Washington, D.C. 7/7/2022 Natalie C. Hockaday

According to officials, a shooting in Arlington, Virginia, has left a man and a woman injured. 

The shooting happened Wednesday night and officers were alerted around 9:31 p.m. to respond to the incident, officials say. Police arrived at the scene in the 3200 block of 24th St. S. in Arlington, Virginia.

When officers arrived they discovered a man suffering from a gunshot wound and a woman who had a grazing wound from the shooting. Officers say that the woman was released at the scene by medics and the man was sent to an area hospital. Officials stated that the man's injuries were serious but non-life-threatening. He is currently still in the hospital and is in stable condition.

Police say that a large group of people was gathered in the area when multiple shots were fired by an unknown suspect(s). The shots injured the woman and man, and in addition, the shots also caused property damage to buildings and a car. 

According to officials, witnesses say they saw unidentified people leaving the area after the shooting in a black sedan at a high-speed rate. Police issued a lookout for the car and were unable to find it at the time. 

This is an ongoing investigation. Police are asking that anyone who has information about this incident contact the Arlington County Police Department's Homicide/Robbery Unit at 703-228-4180, or if you wish to remain anonymous, you can call 1-866-411-TIPS(8477)

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