Joseph Gibson Death – In the early hours of Thursday, June 8, 2023, a home invasion in Centerville resulted in a shooting, which resulted in the death of a man. The victim of the shooting was named as Dayton resident Joseph Gibson, 36 years old, by the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office on Thursday afternoon. Gibson was shot and killed during the incident. According to Centerville Public Information Officer John Davis, police were called to the 9700 block of Sheehan Road just before 5 a.m. when a woman at the residence claimed that someone was attempting to break into the house.
What was Joseph Gibson’s cause of death?
Davis stated that they were able to hear what they assumed to be a gunshot while they were on their way to the residence. The “bang” that they heard could be heard over the phone. Officers were greeted at the front door by a man who informed them that he had just finished shooting an intruder who had broken into his house. Afterward, officers spotted Gibson lying on the floor inside the front entrance with a head wound caused by a gunshot.
On the spot, a medical examiner determined that he had passed away. Davis reported that the cops also discovered a female in her forties lying face down in the front yard. She was unresponsive but still breathing. She was brought to a nearby hospital by emergency medical personnel to receive treatment for issues that were unrelated to the incident. There were no reports of any further injuries. The shooting is still being looked into by the authorities.
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Two suspects have been taken into custody by Fairfax County police in connection with a shooting that occurred last Friday, February 10, 2023, in Centreville. The victim is still recovering in the hospital. Male victim, 20, according to police. Police were called to the 5100 block of Woodmere Drive at 1:23 pm on February 10 in response to a shooting that had occurred nearby at the Westfield Village Apartments. Officers arrived and discovered an adult male with an upper-body gunshot wound. His injuries, which were initially believed to be life-threatening but were later downgraded to be non-life-threatening, were taken to the hospital.
Police reported that two males in black hoodies were spotted running from the scene of the incident. “Detectives determined the victim came to the location to meet two males when an altercation occurred,” said Sgt. Tara Gerhard, a police spokesperson. One of the men shot the victim before walking away. Additionally, she stated that investigators “do not believe this is a random act.” No other information about the accused attackers or charges against them was known at the time of publication.
Joseph Gibson’s obituary and funeral arrangements will be released by the family at a later date.
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