Police Investigating Shooting Near Leesburg Sheetz

The Leesburg Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened at the Tire Shop in the 900 block of Edwards Ferry Road on Friday afternoon.

Shortly before 3:30 p.m., a caller to Leesburg dispatchers reported a disorderly subject inside the nearby Sheetz store. A short time later, a 9-1-1 caller reported the same disorderly man inside the Tire Shop located behind Sheetz.

According to the department’s preliminary report, an altercation began with the disorderly man and an employee of the Tire Shop. During the altercation, the 9-1-1 caller shot the disorderly man. The disorderly man was transported to a hospital for treatment of injuries described as serious. The shooter is cooperating with Leesburg detectives, according to Public Information Officer Sam Shenouda.

There is no ongoing threat to the community.

This is a developing story and more will be reported as it’s learned.

Leesburg Police Department cars parked behind Sheetz on Edwards Ferry Road. (Renss Greene/Loudoun Now)

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