Leesburg Teen Charged with Attempted Murder in Shooting

A 17-year-old from Leesburg has been charged with five counts of attempted murder in connection with the shooting reported in Ashburn on Saturday.   

Loudoun sheriff’s deputies responded to the area of Boxwood Place shortly after 1 a.m. Jan. 15 after a resident reported hearing gunfire. According to the investigation, the incident involved two groups of teenagers and stemmed from an earlier altercation. Some of the people involved that later confronted the victims in the area of Boxwood Place, and the Sheriff’s Office said the suspect shot at the victim’s vehicle as they drove away.

No injuries or property damage were reported.

Loudoun County Juvenile Court Services issued the petitions and the teenager was served Wednesday, Jan. 19. He was held at the Loudoun County Juvenile Detention Center.  

This case remains an active investigation and the sheriff’s office is asking anyone with information contact Detective K. Mitchell at 703-777-1021. You may also submit a tip through the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office app.

4 thoughts on “Leesburg Teen Charged with Attempted Murder in Shooting

  • 2022-01-19 at 8:20 pm

    He’s and accused of trying to kill someone. I hope he is charge as an adult.

    • 2022-01-20 at 2:25 pm

      Under our current County Attorney (the progressive Soros funded Biberaj) he will be let out on the minimum bond, never tried as an adult and she will claim he is just a poor misunderstood child who meant no harm. Besides she is too busy prosecuting parents who protest the school board to focus on crime. Even Phyliss Randall (no right winger) has accused Biberaj of being totally tone deaf to victims of domestic abuse.

  • 2022-01-19 at 8:45 pm

    We desperately need more gun laws.
    Especially one to prevent attempted murder. And to keep minors from possessing firearms.

    I cannot wait for Buta “Never prepared for court” Biberaj to hand this violent criminal a gift basket full of lollipops and teddy bears.

  • 2022-01-20 at 9:11 am

    Notice how criminals don’t pay much attention to gun laws? Now we can only hope Ms. Biberaj remembers that attempted murder is a crime. Perhaps her docket won’t be crowded with really important trespass cases and she can give this matter proper attention. Loudoun used to be a safe place but something has happened in the last few years.

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