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Posted on: July 31, 2018

LCSO Seeks Public’s Assistance to Locate Subject Wanted in Ashburn Shooting

Vargas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
 July 31, 2018

 Contact: 
 Kraig Troxell, Media Relations & Communications Manager, 703-771-5278
 [email protected]

 Alex Kowalski, Public Information Officer, 703-777-0625 
 [email protected]


 LCSO Seeks Public’s Assistance to Locate
 Subject Wanted in Ashburn Shooting 

 Loudoun County-
Detectives with the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office are asking for the public’s help to locate a suspect wanted in connection with a July 29 shooting at an Ashburn apartment complex. 

The suspect has been identified as Edgar Vargas, 30, of Ashburn. Vargas is described as a Black male, 5’9” tall and 185 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.  

On Sunday, LCSO Deputies responded to the 21000 block of Green Stable Square in Ashburn shortly after 9:10 p.m. for a reported shooting. In the incident, an adult male victim got into a verbal argument with the suspect while in an apartment. The suspect shot the victim in the abdominal area and fled. The adult male victim was taken to a local hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with any information regarding Vargas’ whereabouts is asked to contact Detective A. Perry at 703-777-1021. Vargas is considered armed and dangerous.  You may also submit a tip through the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office app. The Loudoun Sheriff app is available on the iTunes App Store and Google Play.

                                                                                
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