Police Shoot, Kill Man in Fight at Homeless Shelter - NBC4 Washington

Police Shoot, Kill Man in Fight at Homeless Shelter



    Following an altercation at a homeless shelter near Ft. Belvoir, Fairfax County shot and killed a man who refused to stand down. News4's Shomari Stone has the latest details, including an exclusive video. (Published Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013)

    A man was shot and killed by Fairfax County Police following a fight at a homeless shelter Wednesday night in Hybla Valley, Va.

    Officials confirmed shots were fired after a fight broke out in the 9100 block of Richmond Highway near the Fort Belvoir military base around 6 p.m.

    Police told News4 a man involved in the fight struck an officer at some point. The officer fired one shot at the man, who was later pronounced dead.

    News4's Shomari Stone exclusively obtained surveillance video from a 7-Eleven in the area, where a man many identified as the victim of the shooting had thrown a 2-liter soda at the ground and acted "combatively" prior to the incident at the homeless shelter.

    The police officer involved has been placed on administrative leave.

    Stay with News4 and NBCWashington.com for more information as it becomes available.