Alexandria Police hold blood drive for Peter Laboy

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The Alexandria Police Department is banding together to help one of its wounded officers.

The department is holding a blood drive Thursday for officer Peter Laboy who was shot in the head while responding to a call of a suspicious person. Laboy's recovery could take up to a year.

The man accused of shooting him, Kashif Bashir, is charged with malicious wounding of a police officer and has a court hearing on April 10th.

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