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DEVELOPING: Man stabbed in Sunoco parking lot near RTC West

Fairfax County police car with lights flashing (file photo)

(Updated at 6:45 p.m.) A man has been taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after getting stabbed in Reston.

Fairfax County police officers, including a K9 unit, are currently at the scene in the parking lot of a Sunoco (12191 Sunset Hill Road) near RTC West.

According to scanner traffic, 911 received a call around 5:35 p.m. about a fight between two people, one of them with a knife, who were “running towards a Target donation box.” A couple of minutes later, the dispatcher confirmed that one person had been stabbed.

The police department describes the suspect as a white man with long blonde hair and wearing a blue shirt who was seen running in the direction of the Target (12197 Sunset Hills Road). The dispatcher said the man may have a BB gun.

The Fairfax County Police Department says community members should contact 911 with any information.