Man Airlifted After Being Shot in Lorton Home


One person is in police custody following a shooting at a Lorton, Virginia, home Tuesday morning, Fairfax County police say.

Officers were called to the 9200 block of Forest Greens Drive just after 2 a.m. for a report of a shooting. When they arrived, they found a 20-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. 

The victim was airlifted to Inova Fairfax Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police say a small party was being held at the home at the time of the shooting. There were three women and another man at the home. Investigators identified the suspect as a 47-year-old Lorton man. 

Authorities believe the shooting stemmed from a dispute.

Police say the victim and suspect know one another. 

Charges against the suspect are pending. 

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