In a tragic incident at a Falls Church apartment complex, two individuals lost their lives and two juveniles were injured in a shooting and stabbing incident. Fairfax County Police responded to the scene on Pimmit Run Lane after receiving a report around 3:30 p.m.
Deputy Chief Eli Cory confirmed during a press conference that the two deceased individuals were men. One was found dead in the laundry room area of the complex, while the other was discovered in the parking lot with gunshot wounds and later succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.
The two injured victims, both juveniles, were stabbed. However, their injuries are reported to be non-life-threatening, and they are currently receiving treatment at a hospital.
Authorities believe that the parties involved had intentionally met at the location prior to the violent altercation. There is no immediate threat to public safety, according to law enforcement.
During the investigation, a backpack containing narcotics and a knife were found at the scene. The exact relationships between the individuals involved are yet to be determined. Police are conducting searches in the surrounding wooded areas and adjacent apartment buildings for any potential suspects.
Anyone with information related to the incident is urged to contact the police at 703-691-2131. The investigation is ongoing as authorities work to gather more details and piece together the events leading to the tragic outcome.