Teen shot near Braddock Road Metro station


By Erich Wagner (File photo)

Alexandria police are investigating the non-fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy near the Braddock Road Metro station Tuesday night.

Police spokeswoman Crystal Nosal said that around 9:30 p.m., police responded to the area of North Fayette and North Wythe streets to a report of multiple shots fired. The victim was found several blocks away from the report, suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg.

Nosal said the victim was taken to local hospital, and released later that night. She had no further details about the incident Wednesday.

Police are encouraging anyone with information about the shooting to call Detective Michael Rodriguez at 703-746-6165.