By Olivia Anderson | [email protected]
The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred on Saturday in the 100 block of South Van Dorn Street, according to a news release.
Officers received a call at about 7:45 p.m. for reports of a stabbing inside the BJ’s Wholesale Club. They discovered an adult male with trauma to the upper body who was pronounced dead at the scene.
The adult male suspect remained at the scene until police arrived and was taken into custody. The victim, Abiy Zemene, 29, of Silver Spring, Maryland, and suspect, Rakibul Fakir, 33, of Alexandria, knew each other, according to the release.
The investigation is active, according to APD. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective C. Escobar at 703- 746-4444.