Man hospitalized after shooting in downtown Fredericksburg on Sunday

by | Jun 30, 2024 | ALLFFP, Courts and crime, Fredericksburg

A man was hospitalized Sunday afternoon following a shooting in the 300 block of Lafayette Blvd., according to a Facebook post from the Fredericksburg Police Department.

An automated crime alert text message sent at 5:59 p.m. Sunday stated that there was “a large police presence” as part of an active investigation and asked residents to avoid the area. The victim, a male, was transported to Mary Washington Hospital for treatment. At 7:39 p.m., a follow-up message indicated that the area had been cleared.

Police are asking anyone who has any information to please contact the department at 540-373-3122. To make an anonymous tip, send a text to “847–411” and text “FPDtip” followed by your tip.

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