The Washington Post

Police: Report of shooting in Fairfax Target store

Officers responded to a report of a shooting in a Target store in Fairfax shortly after 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Fairfax County police said.

A woman was transported to the hospital in an unknown condition, said Lucy Caldwell, a police spokesman. Caldwell said there does not appear to be a threat to the public following the incident in the 10300 block of New Guinea Road.

The circumstances of the reported shooting were not immediately available and police continue to investigate, Caldwell said. The woman was found shot in the back of the store, according to police.

There will be an increased police presence in the area for some time to come, Caldwell said.

This post will be updated as more details become available.

Read more: The Post’s crime coverage


Success! Check your inbox for details. You might also like:

Please enter a valid email address

See all newsletters

Show Comments
Most Read


Success! Check your inbox for details.

See all newsletters

Your Three. Video curated for you.