UPDATE: Police ID Man Shot, Killed in Sequoyah Complex Wednesday Night
A man was found late Wednesday night sitting in a vehicle with gunshot wounds; pronounced dead at local hospital.
UPDATE: Police have identified the man shot and killed in Mount Vernon Wednesday night as Morgan Detroy Monroe Jr. of Landover, Md.
The vehicle he was found in is a four-door black 1996 Honda Accord.
An advocacy group for inmates lists a Morgan Detroy Monroe, age 47, as an inmate looking for a pen pal when he was reportedly incarcerated at Western Correctional Institution in Cumberland, Md. The page mentions that he was due to be released in 2010.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail atwww.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.
A 47-year-old man was fatally wounded at the Sequoyah housing complex near Mount Vernon Woods Elementary School late Wednesday night.
At 11:30 p.m., police were initially called for a noise complaint at the intersection of San Leandro Place and Mendocina Place, according to Officer Bud Walker, Fairfax County Police spokesman.
Once responding officers arrived at the scene, in the Sequoyah condominium complex parking lot, they discovered an adult male sitting in a vehicle with gunshot wounds to the upper body. The man was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The incident is under investigation as a homicide.
"We have no reason to believe this was a suicide," Walker said.
Detectives have identified the victim, but next of kin have not yet been notified.
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