18-year-old confesses to shooting, killing 19-year-old outside Fairfax County apartment complex

An 18-year-old has confessed to shooting and killing a 19-year-old outside an apartment complex in the Woodlawn section of Alexandria, Virginia over the weekend, according to Fairfax County Police.

Kevin Alexander Lemus (PHOTO: Fairfax County Police)

Police said officers responded to the shooting in the 8300 block of Grave Street around 9:34 p.m. Saturday.

Once there, officers found the victim, Darlin Ariel Diaz Flores of Annandale, suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body.

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Diaz Flores was taken to an area hospital and later pronounced dead.

According to investigators, preliminary information reveals Diaz Flores was with a group of friends outside a nearby apartment when a confrontation took place with a suspect who was passing by.

Police have arrested 18-year-old Kevin Alexander Lemus and say Lemus confessed to shooting and killing Diaz Flores.