Police Make Arrest in Shooting at Taco Bell Parking Lot

Suspect is resident of City of Falls Church, according to police.

Police lights; Patch file photo
Police lights; Patch file photo
City of Falls Church Police announced Sunday they have arrested James Moore, Jr. in connection with a shooting that took place in the early morning hours of Dec. 28 in the 900 block of W. Broad St.

The location was the Taco Bell parking lot at 935 W. Broad St.

Moore, 32, of the City of Falls Church, is charged with Aggravated Malicious Wounding, Attempted Robbery, Use of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

Moore was taken into custody Sunday and will be held without bond pending a court appearance.

Moore and the victim, Carlos Gonzales, 23, of Arlington, were acquaintances, according to police. A disagreement escalated into Gonzales being shot four times in the torso; he is expected to recover.
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The City of Falls Church Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the City of Falls Church Police Department at 703-241-5053.


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