UPDATE 9/13: Man Shot by Police in Traffic Stop Is Identified

Updated 9/13
From today's Metro section:

Fairfax County police identified yesterday the man they shot early Tuesday during a traffic stop as Rocky L. King, 26, of no fixed address.
King remained under guard yesterday at Inova Fairfax Hospital with injuries that were not deemed life-threatening. Arrest warrants were on file charging him with attempted capital murder of a police officer and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. The warrants were to be served upon his release from the hospital.
Police shot King sometime after 3:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Dulles Technology Center, an office park near Herndon, where they were responding to a report of a one-car accident. Police said King pointed a gun at them, prompting them to fire.
-- Amy Gardner

Originally posted 9/12
From today's Metro section:

Fairfax County police shot a man who pointed a gun at them during a traffic stop near Herndon early yesterday, police said.
The man, 27, who was not named, was flown to Inova Fairfax Hospital for surgery and was expected to survive, police said.
Officer Don Gotthardt, a police spokesman, said the incident began about 3:30 a.m. when at least two officers responded to a one-car accident near Coppermine Road and Sunrise Valley Drive in the Dulles Technology Center. In a confrontation, a man from the car drew a handgun and was shot, Gotthardt said.
One officer was slightly injured, he said. Gotthardt said he did not know if the man fired, how many officers fired at him or how many times the man was hit.
Gotthardt also said he did not know whether the man was the driver or a passenger in the car.
-- Amy Gardner

By Focus on Fairfax |  September 13, 2007; 10:00 AM ET  | Category:  Public Safety
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