Updated Nov. 25: A man is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being shot at about 6:30 a.m. Nov. 21 in the Falls Church area of Mason District, the Fairfax County Police Department reports.
The incident happened in the 7300 block of Parkwood Court in the Monticello Apartments behind Graham Park Plaza.
According to the police, the victim was sitting outside his home and saw several unknown men trying to steal his brother’s car. When the victim intervened, he was shot multiple times by one of the men. The victim was taken to the hospital with injuries that were life threatening.
A group of people ran from the area. The victim was taken to the hospital for injuries that were not life threatening. “The shooting does not appear to be random,” the FCPD states.