- October 10 – Following a 10½-hour standoff at his apartment at 2752 Hollywood Road in Falls Church, Mark T. Brumsted, a 25-year-old schizophrenic, is shot by Fairfax County police officers Jackie L. Mitchem and Sergeant Michael LoMonaco when he confronts them with a 20-gauge shotgun. Brumsted is taken to Fairfax Hospital, where he is pronounced dead.
- Davis, Patricia, and John F. Harris. "Fairfax Man Slain by Police After 10 1/2-Hour Confrontation." The Washington Post (1974-Current file): 2. Oct 11 1986. ProQuest. Web. 22 Aug. 2014.
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