A woman was shot this afternoon in the Green Valley neighborhood.
The shooting happened around 1 p.m., reportedly near the intersection of S. Kemper Road and S. Oxford Street. Photos taken afterward show a crime scene along nearby S. Four Mile Run Drive.
Initial reports suggest that the shots were fired from a silver Honda SUV with Virginia tags and four people inside. The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries, Arlington County police said, and was taken via ambulance to a local hospital.
The U.S. Park Police helicopter assisted with a search for the suspects but so far there’s no word of any arrests.
Update on 12/10/23 — Arlington County police issued the following press release about the shooting.
The Arlington County Police Department’s Homicide/Robbery Unit is investigating a shooting in the Green Valley neighborhood which occurred on the afternoon of December 9, 2023.
At approximately 1:03 p.m., police were dispatched to the report of a shooting at S. Kemper Road and S. Oxford Street. The preliminary investigation indicates the female victim was a passenger in a vehicle traveling on S. Oxford Street when four suspects approached on foot and discharged firearms, striking the victim and the vehicle. Following the shooting, the driver of the victim vehicle continued to the 4000 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive where officers located them and began rendering aid to the victim. The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
The suspects subsequently fled the area in a silver SUV. The suspects are described as four Black males with skinny builds wearing dark clothing and facial coverings.
This remains an active criminal investigation. Anyone with information or home surveillance that may assist with the investigation is asked to contact the Arlington County Police Department’s Homicide/Robbery Unit at 703-228-4180 or [email protected]. Information may also be reported anonymously through the Arlington County Crime Solvers hotline at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). For additional community resources and contact information, visit our website.
UPDATE: The victim’s injuries are considered non-life threatening. The suspects fled the scene in a vehicle following the shooting. Police remain on scene investigating.
— ArlingtonCountyPD (@ArlingtonVaPD) December 9, 2023
SHOOTING INCIDENT WITH WOMAN INJURED— 4000 blk South Four Mile Run Dr in Arlington. Four guys in a silver sedan opened fire, injuring a woman (not life threatening). Eagle canvassed by air. H/T and news photos: by :@matthewyoung31 cc: @ARLnowDOTcom pic.twitter.com/uZSXT6bLwr
— Alan Henney (@alanhenney) December 9, 2023
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