LOUDOUN COUNTY, (November 6, 2023) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting in Sterling that has left one person injured.
Last evening at approximately 10:30 p.m., deputies responded to the 100 block of N. Fillmore Avenue in Sterling, for a report of an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was outside when he got into a verbal altercation with another male. During the altercation, the male pulled out a firearm and shot him. The victim and suspect had previously encountered each other before. The suspect fled the area on foot. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male approximately 20-23 years old, between 5’7” – 5’11” tall and weighing 130 – 140 pounds.
The victim was transported to a local area hospital where he is in stable condition.
We urge anyone with information about this incident to come forward and assist in our investigation. Your cooperation is vital in helping us to ensure the safety of the community. If you have any information, please contact Detective R. Schmidt with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office at 703-777-1021. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are asked to call Loudoun County Crime Solvers at 703-777-1919 or submit a tip through the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office app.