Alexandria Shooting: 2 Women Reported Shot In Virginia Home (UPDATED)

02/06/2014 01:38 pm ET | Updated Feb 07, 2014

Six schools were placed on lockdown Thursday following reports of shots fired at an Alexandria, Va., home, Fox D.C. reports.

Two women were reported shot in the house, according to the station. There is a heavy police presence in the area. The shooter remains at large, according to WJLA.

The victims were taken to an area hospital, according to NBC Washington.

Update: 2:05 p.m. -- Alexandria Police report that one victim in the shooting is in critical condition.


Alexandria Police Spokesperson Crystal Nosal said units responded to a possible burglary or home invasion that occurred just before noon, according to WJLA.

The schools were placed on lockdown as a precaution, but that condition was lifted shortly before 2 p.m., WTOP reports. Alexandria City Schools said all students are safe.

This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.

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