FAIRFAX, Va. — Police say a man who was shot inside a Virginia grocery store Saturday evening was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.
A Fairfax County police spokesman says a man called police on Saturday evening to report that he had shot somebody in the Food Star store on Leesburg Pike in Fairfax County.
The spokesman says the caller told police he was acting in self-defense when he shot the man.
The wounded man was being treated for injuries that were considered to be life-threatening.
No charges were immediately reported.
The police department tweeted that its detectives were investigating the circumstances leading up to the shooting.
Officers are on scene of a shot person at the Food Star, 5521 Leesburg Pike. A man reported to police that he shot someone inside the store in self-defense. The shooter is w/officers & a man was taken to the hospital w/injuries considered life-threatening. Detectives responding. pic.twitter.com/JjIuepaMXQ— Fairfax County Police (@FairfaxCountyPD) November 21, 2021