UPDATE: Man Shot on Old Mill Court in Mount Vernon
Police shoot man holding knife while trying to serve an arrest warrant at Olde Mill Court condominium complex.
UPDATE (Monday, 5:45 p.m.): Fairfax County Police were serving a warrant for destruction of property on a 61-year-old man who lived inside of the apartment around 11:52 a.m. Monday.
When officers knocked on the door, the door was opened and officers were confronted with a man armed with a knife. The man did not follow orders to drop the weapon and was then shot once in the upper body.
Officers knew the man through prior contact, said police spokesperson Lucy Caldwell.
"They were familiar with the man," Caldwell said.
Officers performed first aid at the scene and the man was flown to Inova Fairfax Hospital where he is undergoing treatment for the wound. Police are withholding theh man's identification until after they notify his family of the incident. There were other people in the apartment during the incident, but they also have not been identified, Caldwell said.
Anyone with information to provide is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.
UPDATE (Monday, 5:33 p.m.): Police shot and wounded the male resident at the Olde Mill condominium complex after the man pulled a knife as they were trying to arrest him, NBC Washington reports.
Patch will continue to update this story as more information is available.
Fairfax County Police Department officers responded Monday afternoon to the Olde Mill Court condominium complex at the 5700 block of Olde Mill Court where a shooting may have occurred.
Mount Vernon residents say police were attempting to serve an arrest warrant at the condo complex, but police have not confirmed that information.
A male resident was reportedly taken to the hospital from the complex, wounded after the shooting.
Patch will update the story as we receive more information.