Alexandria man dead after weekend shooting at local hotel


By James Cullum |

A 28-year-old Alexandria man is dead and two others are injured after a shooting early Saturday morning at the Extended Stay America hotel at 200 block of Bluestone Road.

Desmond A. Roseboro died on Sunday, after being shot at around 2:15 a.m.

Police found Roseboro, and a 35-year-old woman and a 21-year-old woman who were also shot and suffered non-life threatening injuries.

This is the first homicide in Alexandria this year.

Police did not disclose a suspect description, a motive or the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Will Oakley at 703-746-6606. Callers may remain anonymous.