The federal County authorities from Lorton, Virginia are still on the lookout for the perpetrator of a heinous crime committed on Friday at approximately one a.m. Until the police learn the whereabouts of the yet to be identified murderer, the citizens from the Lorton neighborhood are advised to stay indoors.
Police authorities from Fairfax County are looking into the details of a case which seems to point out to murder.
According to the statements of the police officers in charge of this criminal investigation, the police squad from Fairfax County answered to a distress call on Friday, at around 1 a.m.
A citizen said that he or she heard the sound of a gunshot coming from down the street. Upon arriving at the scene, the police discovered an unconscious elder person lying on the pavement.
In their official deportations, the police officers handling this case stated that upon responding to a 911 call at 600 block of River Drive, they came upon an unconscious man. The unknown victim was laying on the pavement with his face down.
Furthermore, upon closer inspection, the police officers discovered that the victim suffered a severe head trauma and required immediate medical assistance.
The police also mentioned that the man found in Lorton was around 70-years-old and that he was yet to be identified. Moreover, upon their arrival, there was nothing to indicate that the man found on the ground was shot to death.
The ambulance arrived shortly and took the elder person to the nearest hospital. Sadly, the patient didn’t respond to CPR, and the ER doctors had to declare him dead.
It would seem that the police officers are baffled by this event. While most of them are convinced that this is the work of a lonely gunman, some of them declared that all leads must be investigated.
As of now, the Fairfax County police is actively combing the Lorton area in search for clues as to the old man’s death or about the elusive assassin.
Until this problem is sorted out, the police department urged all citizens to remain indoors for an indefinite period of time.
The police did not disclose the identity of the deceased citizen or the reasons why they would exclude a hypothesis like homicide.
They did mention that they have several leads, and many of them point out to the possibility of a homicide.
We will keep you up to date with the police’s investigation and inquiries.