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Shooting in Sterling

May 15, 2008

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of gunfire that occurred in Sterling Park Wednesday afternoon. 
Shortly after 2:30 PM Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 230 block of Lincoln Avenue in Sterling where a firearm was discharged into an occupied residence. The victim reported arriving home when they heard a loud noise. A damaged basement window was discovered and a bullet was found lodged into a wall.
Anyone with information about the case or if you witnessed this incident you are asked to call Investigator K. Poland of the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division at 703-777-0475. If the caller wishes to remain anonymous they can call Loudoun Crime Solvers at 703-777-1919. If the information leads to an arrest and indictment, the caller could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.
I visited the scene within minutes of hearing about this incident and spoke to neighbors expressing concern.

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