23 Aug 2014
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Shooting, Wreck 'Domestic in Nature,' According to Investigators

Incident on Sugarland Run Drive "appears to be domestic in nature," according to Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

Shooting, Wreck 'Domestic in Nature,' According to Investigators
A wreck and apparent self-inflicted shooting appear to be the result of a domestic incident, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies responded around 7 p.m. Tuesday to the 60 block of Sugarland Run Drive in Sterling regarding a crash between two vehicles. 

The two drivers, a man and a woman, reportedly knew each other. According to police, the man appears to have exited his car, pulled out a gun and shot himself.

He was airlifted to Inova Fairfax Hospital to be treated for life-threatening injuries.

Sugarland Run Drive in the area of Abbey Circle was closed in both directions Tuesday night while police worked the scene.


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