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Large Explosion in Arlington After 'Suspect Fires Flare Gun' in Home

A large explosion occurred in Arlington, Virginia on Monday, December 4, after a suspect “discharged several rounds” of a flare gun inside their home, police said.

According to Arlington County Police Department, “officers were attempting to execute a search warrant at the residence, the suspect discharged several rounds inside the home. Subsequently, an explosion occurred at the residence and officers continue to investigate the circumstances of the explosion.”

In a later update, police said “minor injuries” were reported.

This footage was filmed by Mark Raymond, who said he filmed it from his home in the Ballston neighborhood of the city on Monday night.

This is a developing story. Credit: Mark Raymond via Storyful

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