LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. (WUSA9) -- Police are investigating a shooting in Virginia which appears to be a domestic incident.

Police responded to the 60 block of Sugarland Run Drive in Sterling, Va. for a report of an accident due to a fight between two people. Both drivers, an adult male and female knew each other. The male driver exited his car and shot a firearm, attempting to take his own life, police said.

The man was taken to Fairfax Hospital and is being treated for life-threatening injuries.

Sugarland Run Drive in the area of Abbey Circle remains closed in both directions, officials said.

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