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Person shot multiple times, killed in Fairfax Co.

The police department stated that a person of interest is in custody.
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FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. — One person has died after being shot multiple times in Fairfax County Tuesday afternoon, according to police.

Officers with the Fairfax County Police Department responded to an apartment complex on Vernon Square Drive, off of Richmond Highway, in Hybla Valley before 1:45 p.m. after a report of a shooting.

At the scene, a victim was located suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body. They were transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries but later died due to the shooting incident, according to police. The victim in the case has not been identified.

The police department stated that a person of interest is in custody.

Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to call 911.

Officers from the Major Crimes Bureau are working to investigate the shooting and determine the motive, according to officials.

This is a developing story. WUSA9 is working to confirm additional details. Stay with WUSA9 for the latest updates as they come into our newsroom.

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