Shooting at Bailey’s Crossroads restaurant leaves one critically wounded

Fairfax County detectives are looking for the person who shot a man at the Palenque Restaurant in the 5800 block of Columbia Pike in the early morning hours of Sunday.

The victim was shot in his upper body and was taken to the hospital with injuries described as life-threatening. Police are looking for a suspected described as a black man, 25 to 30 years old, with a thin build and wearing blue jeans and a black shirt.

The motive for the shooting is being investigated.




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Ed Tobias brings more than four decades of reporting and news management experience to his work at FairfaxNews. Tobias managed news coverage for Associated Press Radio for over twenty years.  This included coverage of the 9/11 attacks, the Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina, the death of Princess Diana, the Challenger and Columbia shuttle disasters and national election primaries, conventions and campaigns.  He was part of the team that built AP’s on-line video operation. Prior to joining AP, Tobias was News Director at all-news WTOP in Washington, D.C. He has won two Ohio State Awards for his reporting and producing and he led coverage that won an Edward R. Murrow Award.