Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and Virginia State Police investigators today were still on the scene of last night’s fatal stabbing in Ashburn, but little new information has been released.
Deputies were called to Whitford Square at the Ashburn Meadows apartment complex around 6:15 p.m. Friday.
A 19-year-old Ashburn man was found suffering stab wounds. He was taken to a local hospital and was listed in stable condition. During a search of the area, a body of a 22-year-old man, of no fixed address, was found in a nearby wooded area. His identity has ben not been released pending notification of next of kin.
Investigators say the assault appeared to be targeted, possibly with gang connections, and there was no threat to the community at-large.
The Sheriff’s Office is working with the Northern Virginia Gang Task Force, the Fairfax County Police Department, the Virginia State Police and is utilizing federal and other local resources to investigate the case. Anyone with information regarding the case, is asked t contact Detective M. Bush at 703-777-0475,