Police responded to a call for a shot person in an apartment in the 2900 block of Furman Lane in Alexandria on Saturday, May 10 shortly after 11 p.m. Officers discovered a deceased man, shot in the upper body.
Preliminary suspect information was a male, wearing dark-colored pants and a black, hooded sweatshirt.
Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Bureau, crime scene technicians, the police helicopter and K9 units responded to the scene.
The victim has been identified as 49-year-old Michael Anthony Ross, of Suitland. MD.
This is the eighth homicide in Fairfax County this year.