Leesburg Police investigating stabbing death
The identity of the man will be released pending next of kin notification.
Police found the man in the back seat of a vehicle in the parking lot of a Plaza Street 7-Eleven, bleeding from a severe stab wound in the upper leg area. The man was treated on scene and then taken to Inova Loudon Hospital. He was later airlifted to Fairfax Hospital where he died.
Police were called to the 7-Eleven around 2:49 a.m. in response to a report of a large group of people in the parking lot causing a disturbance. Officers investigating the incident detained several people for questioning who were inside and outside the store.
Officers took other people to the Leesburg Police Department headquarters for further questioning.
The Plaza Street 7-Eleven store is closed while police remain on scene. It's unknown how long the store will be closed.
The Leesburg Police Department is asking that anyone who may have information or witnessed this incident to please contact them at 703- 771-4500. If you wish to remain anonymous call The Leesburg Crime Line at 703-443-TIPS (8477). Information can also be sent using TIPSUBMIT via text. Text 274637 (CRIMES) and begin your message with LPDTIP.