Suspects have been apprehended following a stabbing and a robbery which occurred overnight in the Lincolnia neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia.

City of Alexandria Police Department - bank robbery

The victim from last night’s stabbing has been identified as Shakeel Baldon, 43, of Alexandria, Virginia. This incident is being investigated as a homicide.

Last night, on Thursday, May 5, at approximately 9:36 p.m., officers responded to the area for an injured person. The adult male victim was located by police suffering from upper body trauma. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he later died. The investigation is ongoing.

This is second homicide in Alexandria in 2016.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Sergeant Dave Cutting with the Alexandria Police Department at 703.746.6627.


(Photo via Cliff, on Flickr)

City of Alexandria Police Department - bank robbery
UPDATE (10:45 AM):: Heard from APD that the victim in this case has died from a fatal stabbing.

Last night, the Alexandria Police Department investigated a felonious assault in the 6100 block of Lincolnia Road (see below) in the Lincolnia neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia.

An adult male was taken to the hospital with injuries. It is not clear whether or not the injuries sustained were life threatening.

‘Felonious Assault’ is defined as an assault that involved (A) a dangerous weapon with intent to cause bodily injury (i.e., not merely to frighten) with that weapon; (B) serious bodily injury; or (C) an intent to commit another felony.

(Photo via Cliff, on Flickr)

Memorial Bridge
Route 7Y from Lincolnia will detour due to major construction on the Arlington Memorial Bridge. During this time, Metrobus will not miss any bus stops.

7Y Lincolnia-North Fairlington southbound to Lincolnia

  • Regular route to Constitution Avenue & 23rd Street NW
  • Continue Constitution Avenue NW to Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Bridge
  • Bear right onto exit 50, Arlington Boulevard
  • Bear right onto Key Bridge exit
  • Right on N. Lynn Street
  • Right on Wilson Boulevard
  • Continue Jefferson Davis Highway S.
  • Resume regular route

7Y Lincolnia-North Fairlington northbound to the Convention Center

  • Regular route to Jefferson Davis Highway N.
  • Continue on Jefferson Davis Highway N.
  • Bear left toward Wilson Boulevard to Rosslyn exit
  • Right on N. Lynn St
  • Right on Lee Highway
  • Continue Theodore Roosevelt Bridge Route 50 East
  • Resume regular route

(Photo by ehpien, on Flickr)

APD badgeAn update has been issued for this incident.

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating the stabbing of an adult male at the intersection of Lincolnia Road and Breckenridge Place in the Lincolnia neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia.

The victim was transported to a hospital; expect police activity in area this morning.

Rita’s Water Ice franchise in Alexandria, Virginia, located at 6242C Little River Turnpike in the Plaza at Landmark Shopping Center, announced this morning they have closed their doors.

Police Conduct Death Investigation on Quantrell Avenue

This is an update to this post.

UPDATE (9:13 AM 4/3): Sources tell me APD is investigating whether the man jumped, fell or was pushed to his death. This death sounds similar to another death recently in the West End doesn’t it?

The Alexandria Police Department is conducting a death investigation in the 5800 block of Quantrell Avenue. This is where Tower 2000, a high-rise apartment building is located.

Around 9:49 AM on Thursday, April 2, 2015, officers responded to the report of a person found deceased behind a building. Upon arrival, they located the victim, a 21 year-old male. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause and manner of death will be determined through an autopsy.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Detective William Oakley at 703.746.6606.

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