Fredericksburg Police Investigating Homicide

The Fredericksburg Police Department is actively investigating a fatal shooting. At approximately 3:30 a.m., the Fredericksburg E-911 Center received a call about an unconscious male bleeding in the 1700 block of Lafayette Boulevard. Patrol officers responded swiftly and located the male who had gunshot wounds. Officers immediately began performing lifesaving measures until EMS arrived. Shortly after, the victim was pronounced dead. Patrol officers set up a perimeter around the area and began their investigation while a detective was requested to respond to the incident. The Medical Examiner also came to the incident. Officers found several vehicles struck by gunfire and multiple cartridge casings. Police identified the victim and notified his next of kin. The Department will release the victim’s name later today. The Fredericksburg Police Department asks anyone with information regarding this incident to call (540) 373-3122

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