83
      Tuesday
      93 / 73
      Wednesday
      92 / 74
      Thursday
      94 / 76

      Sterling party shooting injures one

      Loudoun County Sheriff's officials are investigating what may have led to a shooting at a party in Sterling early Saturday morning.

      Authorities responded to reports of a shooting on Chippoaks Forest Circle at about 5 a.m. to find a group of young adults at a party. They say an altercation had occurred and a gun may have been accidentally fired.

      The bullet ricocheted and struck one of the people at the party. The victim was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

      The sheriff's emergency response team was brought in as a precaution because occupants and party goers were not being cooperative with investigators.