Thursday, March 30, 2023
Within hours after the shooting, officers and detectives from the Fugitive Track and Apprehension Unit tracked Cruz Colindres to a home in McLean and took him into custody. He was charged with second-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. He’s currently being held without bond in the Adult Detention Center and has a May 24 court date.
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death. Meanwhile, detectives continue to conduct interviews, investigate, collect video surveillance and process evidence recovered from the scene. They’re trying to determine the circumstances leading up to the fatality. However, as of press time, a firearm had not been recovered.
Anyone with information about this event is asked to call the Major Crimes Bureau at 703-246-7800, option 2. Tips may also be submitted anonymously via Crime Solvers by phoning 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477).
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