A man holding an assault-style weapon was shot by a SWAT officer Monday night near Falls Church, according to Fairfax County police. Officers were conducting a narcotics search and attempting to make an arrest at the suspect’s home late Tuesday, police said.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. urged unhappy Virginia counties Tuesday to secede and become part of the Republican-controlled Mountain State, reports The Associated Press.
“If you’re not truly happy where you are, we stand with open arms to take you from Virginia or anywhere where you may be,” Justice said. “We stand strongly behind the Second Amendment and we stand strongly for the unborn.”
Cowboy Junkies will perform at The Birchmere in Alexandria on Jan. 29-30.