A Virginia father faces charges after he allegedly shot his 23-year-old son outside a Fairfax County gun range, then shot himself, police say.
Varun Srivastav, of Vienna, Virginia, died two days after his father attacked him, police said.
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“Deepest condolences for this family,” Fairfax County Police spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi said.
Ajay Srivastav, 63, of Vienna, was inside a car outside the Sharpshooters Range in Lorton on Wednesday when he fired at his son, then himself, police said. Officers arrived about 9 p.m. and found both men injured.
Ajay Srivastav was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and released from a hospital on Friday afternoon. He is currently being held at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center without bond.
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Varun Srivastav died on Friday night, police said. The medical examiner has ruled his death a homicide.
Ajay Srivastav was charged initially with malicious wounding and using a firearm in commission of a felony. Detectives expect to upgrade the charges following the death of Varun.
Police described the attack as a domestic-related murder and attempted suicide.
Police say the investigation remains active and ask anyone with information to contact the Fairfax County Police Department Major Crimes Bureau at 703-246-7800, option 2. Anonymous tips can be left by calling 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477), texting “FCCS” plus tip to 847411 or online here.
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