Man dies after shooting on Colonial Avenue

Man dies after shooting on Colonial Avenue

Updated 3:30 p.m. December 1

Police announced Thursday afternoon the victim has been identified as Colby McClennon, 41, of San Diego, Calif.

By Chris Teale (File photo)

A 41-year-old man is dead after a shooting on Colonial Avenue that occurred late Wednesday.

At approximately 9:24 p.m., officers from the Alexandria Police Department responded to the 1200 block of Colonial Ave. after a report of shots being fired.

The victim was located by police suffering from trauma to the upper body, and was pronounced dead at the scene. He is not a city resident, and his name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Detective Loren King with the Alexandria Police Department at 703-746-6689.

This is the seventh homicide in the city this year.