ARLINGTON COUNTY, Va. — A 40-year-old has been arrested after a shooting left a man hospitalized in Arlington County early Sunday, police said.
Officers with the Arlington County Police Department arrived at Virginia Hospital Center, around 1:50 a.m., after a report of a man arriving to the hospital to be treated for a gunshot wound. He was treated for serious but not life threatening injuries. He remains in stable condition in the hospital.
Through an initial investigation, detectives determined that the suspect and the victim had an argument in the area of South Monroe Street and South Lowell Street, during which the suspect allegedly fired a gun, injuring the victim. Officers were able to identify the suspect as Kareem Parker, of Arlington, and arrest warrants were obtained.
Parker was located, taken into custody, and charged with malicious wounding, use of a firearm during the commission of a felony and use of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to the police department. He is being held in the Arlington County Detention Facility on no bond.
The investigation into the shooting is active and ongoing.
Anyone with information that may assist the investigation is asked to contact the Arlington County Police Department’s Homicide/Robbery Unit at 703-228-4180 or ACPDTipline@arlingtonva.us. Information may also be reported anonymously through the Arlington County Crime Solvers hotline at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).
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