In the middle of October, as police were attending events to commemorate and raise awareness for domestic violence month, Alexandria experienced its first domestic homicide of 2016.
Police arrested Paula Marshall, 47, for the murder of her husband Rolf Marshall, 75, in their residence on the 1100 block of Duke Street on Oct. 5. Alexandria Police Public Information Officer Crystal Nosal said police were responding to a 911 call made by Paula Marshall saying her husband had been shot. Rolf Marshall was found suffering from a gunshot wound and was transported to an area hospital where he died.
In other incidents:
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12
The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a carjacking/robbery in the 500 block of Slaters Lane. Two unknown male suspects assaulted the victim and stole a maroon Acura RDX.
THURSDAY. OCT. 6
The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a felonious assault in the 300 block of S. Reynolds Street. The adult victim was cut on his arm. The suspect was apprehended by police several blocks away.