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Fairfax County police identify man killed in Centreville shooting

The Fairfax County Police Department continues to investigate a fatal shooting in Centreville Monday (via FCPD/Twitter)

Fairfax County police identified the man killed in a shooting in Centreville on Monday night (Feb. 21) as a 37-year-old Leesburg resident.

Police officers responded around 10 p.m. to a townhouse in the 14800 block of Bodley Square in the London Towne area and found Amaru Amin Shabazz inside the home with multiple gunshot wounds, the department said in a news release. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Shabazz was visiting the home when an altercation occurred between him and others, which resulted in the shooting, police said. Detectives found multiple guns at the scene and determined numerous rounds were fired inside.

A witness told police a man ran from the residence after the gunshots.

Detectives ask anyone with information to call 703-246-7800, and hit option 2. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone – 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477), by text – Type “FCCS” plus tip to 847411, and on the Crime Solvers website.

Photo via FCPD/Twitter

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