Leesburg Pike, Pike County, Fairfax County discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News


Shooting incidents in parking lots in the Bailey's crossroads area. Over the past 6 months may be related according to fairfax county police. The most recent happened Wednesday night at a parking lot on Leesburg pike county police say after a car meet up was held that night, county police found several cars had been hit by gunfire and two people had minor injuries. On September 23rd, police responded to a lot on south Jefferson street, where two cars had been hit by gunfire, no one was injured, and on July 16th at a parking lot on Leesburg pike, a driver leaving a car meet up, had his car hit by what police think was gunfire. One person there was left with a minor gunshot wound. Fairfax county police want to hear from anyone with information about the case. Also, some folks who ride metro rail are going to be without Wi-Fi for a while. Metro says Wi-Fi and cellular service is out between Smithsonian and farragut west on the orange, blue and silver lines, and between metro center and farragut north on the red line. The problem is a faulty breaker, metro says repairs won't be complete until early January. Maryland property values see a big jump, but there are things property owners should keep in mind. This year, a group of assessed Maryland properties, commercial and residential, saw an increase in value of 20%. That's the biggest increase since the pandemic started. Residential property values are up for the 5th year in a row, and the boost was seen in all 23 counties and Baltimore city. If you're among those whose property was assessed this year, keep in mind that Maryland splits the state's properties into three groups and does the

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