- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 2, 2016

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Police say a man who opened fired on officers responding to a call at a house suffered minor injuries when he was subdued.

Fairfax County police Chief Edwin Roessler says 19-year-old Syed Javid was hurt Wednesday when officers fired foam and beanbag projectiles at him.

He says officers responded to a “suspicious event” at a residence and someone inside fired shots at them.

Roessler says the suspect barricaded himself inside and later came out armed with a rifle and a handgun. He refused orders to drop the weapons and police responded by firing the less-lethal rounds. He says a police dog then apprehended the suspect when he fell. The rifle turned out to be a replica.

No officers were reported injured.

Javid was taken into custody and transported to a hospital. It was not known whether he has a lawyer.

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