Monday, May 8, 2006

[5:37 p.m.]

Five persons, including four police officers, were shot this afternoon at a police station in Fairfax County.

The incident happened at about 4 p.m. at the Sully District Station in the 4900 block of Stonecroft Boulevard in Chantilly.

Initial reports, according to WRC-TV (Channel 4), say that a person with a rifle began shooting at the station. Unconfirmed reports said two officers were in critical condition.

Police were looking for for a white Ford F-250 pickup truck that could have been involved in the shootings.The truck has Virginia plates JPK 8892.

Mary Ann Jennings, a police spokeswoman, said authorities did not know how seriously injured the victims were.

“We had a shooting situation, we’re trying to figure out what happened, why it happened,” she said.

• This article is based in part on wire services reports.

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