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D.C. man killed in Bailey’s Crossroads shooting, police seek suspect

Police are looking for a suspect after two men were shot in the Build America Plaza parking lot in Bailey’s Crossroads on May 7 (via Google Maps)

One man was killed and another remains hospitalized after a shooting yesterday (Sunday) at Build America Plaza in Bailey’s Crossroads.

Fairfax County police were dispatched to the 3800 block of South George Mason Drive for reports of a shooting around 2:19 a.m., the department reported.

“Two adult men were found suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body. Both men were taken to the hospital with injuries considered life-threatening,” the Fairfax County Police Department said.

The man who died has been identified as 24-year-old D.C. resident Maurice Anderson. The other man was in critical condition, police said.

Witnesses told police that multiple people “were all arguing” in the shopping center’s parking lot after leaving a restaurant when the suspect fired multiple shots, hitting the two men, according to scanner traffic.

While initial calls offered no description of the suspect, detectives determined that he left the scene in a vehicle. The FCPD released images believed to be of the shooter yesterday afternoon.

The department is asking anyone with possible information about the shooting to contact its detectives at 703-246-7800, option 2. Tips can also be shared anonymously by phone (1-866-411-TIPS) and online.

By FFXnow’s count, this was the seventh fatal shooting in Fairfax County so far in 2023.

Photo via Google Maps