Morning notes | Tyson’s reporter

Idylwood Shooting was one Suicide Fairfax County police confirmed reports that they were responding to a shooting in the 7600 block of Virginia Lane near the W&OD Trail over the weekend. A spokesman told Tysons Reporter that a person died of suicide in a backyard, and explained that the department generally does not report suicide in public. [FCPD]

Financing for new 911 model Approved – A budget review approved by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday (January 25) included Covid Assistance for 26 posts to support the first phase of a permanent program where police work with behavioral specialists when answering 911 calls. The county began testing the co-responder model last year. [Jeff McKay]

Tyson’s website “City View” sold to developers – A subsidiary of DC developer Four Points LLC bought the former Association for Manufacturing Technology building site at 7901 Westpark Drive for about $ 10 million at the end of December. AMT was ready to build a 10-storey office tower on the site east of Tysons Galleria, but the future of the site under Four Points, which generally works with mainly residential projects with mixed use, is unclear. [Washington Business Journal]

McLean gift shop closes – The Artisans will close in February after 32 years of selling handmade clothing, home furnishings and other items, starting in 1990 at the Marketplace of McLean before moving to its current location in the Langley Shopping Center. The owners plan to retire and sell everything for a 20% discount. [Patch]

The county retains the AAA Bond Rating “On Wednesday, January 19, Fairfax County completed a successful $ 300 million bond sale to fund various project areas, after reaffirming its AAA bond rating with all three major credit rating agencies.” [Fairfax County Government]

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