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Shooting leaves Leesburg man in critical condition

A Leesburg man was arrested Friday, charged with shooting a man multiple times during an 11 p.m. altercation in the 800 block of Rhonda Place SE.

Jacob Timothy Kinsey, 29, is charged with aggravated malicious wounding and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony after the shooting left a 21-year-old Leesburg man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso, according to Leesburg Police.

Officers who responded to the scene provided immediate first aid until rescue squad units arrived to treat the victim, according to Lt. Jeff Dube, spokesperson for the Leesburg Police Department.

The victim was taken by helicopter to the INOVA Fairfax Hospital where he underwent surgery and is listed in critical condition.

Kinsey was still on scene and was immediately detained for questioning. After an investigation, he was charged in the shooting and is now being held without bond at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center.

Officers also recovered a handgun believed to have been used in the incident.

The Leesburg Police Department is asking that anyone who may have information about this incident to call them at 703-771-4500. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can call the Leesburg Crime Line at 703-443-TIPS (8477).


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