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One man found wounded outside courthouse in Fairfax; 2nd wounded man goes to hospital

Fairfax County police found one wounded man late Thursday night outside the county courthouse in downtown Fairfax, police officials said. A second wounded man arrived at an area hospital a short time later.

Police were investigating a report that the two men were wounded during an incident at a Chantilly area bar late Thursday night. Officers were called to the courthouse shortly before midnight and the caller reported a man had been shot and driven from Chantilly, said Officer Shelley Broderick, a spokeswoman.

A short while later police received a report that a man with apparent stab wounds arrived at Inova Fair Oaks hospital.

No further details were available early Friday.

Clarence Williams is the night police reporter for The Washington Post and has spent the better part of 13 years standing next to crime scene tape, riding in police cars or waking officials in the middle of night to gather information about breaking news in and around Washington.


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