By Missy Schrott | [email protected]
A 20-year-old Alexandria woman was killed in a shooting Friday morning, according to the Alexandria Police Department. This is the fourth homicide in Alexandria in 2018.
Police were dispatched to the 5500 block of Holmes Run Parkway for a possible shooting at approximately 9:46 a.m. Friday morning, according to a news release. Upon arriving, officers found the woman suffering an injury to the upper body. She died shortly after at a local hospital.
Police identified the woman as Diamond Moore of Alexandria.
On Saturday, detectives charged William Thomas Layton, 32, of Largo, Maryland with murder, possession of a firearm by a violent felon and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, according to a news release. He is being held without bond in the Alexandria Detention Center.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Loren King at 703-746-6689.
This is a developing story. It will be updated as more information becomes available.