Suspect arrested after shots fired incident on Holmes Run Parkway

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Suspect arrested after shots fired incident on Holmes Run Parkway
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By Katherine Hapgood | [email protected]

Alexandria police arrested Mauricio Urquilla Escobar, an 18-year-old Alexandria resident, for his alleged involvement in a shots fired incident that occurred in the 5400 block of Holmes Run Parkway on July 29, according to a news release.

Officers arrested and charged Escobar with throwing/shooting missiles into an occupied dwelling, illegal discharge of a weapon and drug possession with intent to distribute, after an investigation following the July 29 incident, according to the release.

On July 29, two officers on foot patrol in the West End heard several gunshots in the 5400 block of Holmes Run Parkway at about 9:05 p.m., according to the release.

The officers located and detained two people, including Escobar, and recovered a firearm, while other responding officers located shell casings and found property damage to a nearby apartment building. No injuries were reported.

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