RESTON, Va. -
A 17-year-old Reston boy is in the hospital in life-threatening condition after sustaining a gunshot wound on Friday night.
Fairfax County Police were called to a home in the 2200 block of Marginella Drive at around 10:15 a.m. for a report of a person who had been shot. The injured person was flown to the hospital and police began their investigation to determine the circumstances surrounding the injury.
Detectives identified the teen and are following up on numerous leads and pieces of information. Police are still determining all of the circumstances surrounding the incident and whether or not it was accidental or suspicious in nature.
Javier DeJesus Martinez, 26, of 2274 Marginella Drive, an acquaintance of the victim, was charged with possession of firearm by an illegal alien.
The investigation is continuing and additional charges may be pending.
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