This Day In Fractured Fairfax:October 10
- October 10, 1949 – 29-year-old Harvey White is sentenced to 15 years in prison by Judge Paul Brown for fatally shooting his brother-in-law Charles Garner in Garner's home in Bailey's Crossroads on July 10.
- October 10, 1970 – Two hunters find the partially disarticulated skeleton of Patricia A. Moore in Woodbridge.
- October 10, 1974 – 17-year-old Robert Jewell shoots 16-year-old Alan L. Shelor to death when Shelor foolishly brings a set of nunchucks to a gunfight. Shelor, one of many of youths at Falls Church High School who often taunted Jewell for his complexion problems, had challenged Jewell to fight. When Jewell shows up, rather than risk a beating from the nunchucks Shelor is flaunting, he shoots Shelor once in the stomach with a .45 caliber pistol, then chases him through the yards of several more homes in the Falls Church neighborhood before finally shooting him two more times.
- October 10, 1986 – 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.
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