Updated at 1:20 p.m. — The man who barricaded himself inside a Bailey’s Crossroads apartment is now in custody, Fairfax County police announced at 1:11 p.m.
Earlier: A man has barricaded himself inside a Bailey’s Crossroads apartment for more than 16 hours now after reportedly attacking a roommate with a bat.
Fairfax County police were called to the scene in the 6000 block of Bellview Drive at 3:52 p.m. yesterday (Sunday) by someone who reported that their son hit a neighbor with a bat, according to scanner traffic on Open MHz.
Several people were evacuated from that unit and other apartment buildings in Olde Salem Village. The man barricaded himself inside a closet with a knife, per the scanner.
“The victim sustained minor injuries,” the Fairfax County Police Department said. “Please avoid the area as officers attempt to negotiate.”
Police confirmed that the man is not related to the victim.
“It was determined they are only roommates,” the FCPD told FFXnow.
The police department said in an update at 10:31 a.m. today (Monday) that its officers and crisis negotiators “continue their efforts to take the man into custody.”
Crisis negotiators continue to speak with the man. Please avoid the area as officers work through the situation.
— Fairfax County Police (@FairfaxCountyPD) December 10, 2023
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