FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (FOX 5 DC) - Fairfax County police have identified a 19-year-old man who was found dead inside of an apartment Tuesday night.
Law enforcement officials say they were called to the 3100 block of Southgate Drive for a death investigation after a family member reported that they had come home and found the victim, who had been shot in the upper body.
Ronald Worthy Jr. was pronounced dead by first responders in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County.
A family member tells FOX 5 it was the man's grandmother who found him in the home.
He described his cousin as "a good guy," and said he was a college student.
Officers did not find a weapon at the scene and say the wound did not appear self-inflicted. The incident is being investigated as a homicide.
They are continuing to canvass the area and gather evidence.