Justin Jouvenal

Washington, D.C.

Reporter covering courts, policing and technology

Education: MA New York University

Justin Jouvenal covers courts and policing in Fairfax County and across the nation. He has covered MS-13, Ebola and the Freddie Gray case.
Latest from Justin Jouvenal

Another employee warned Walmart about shooter’s behavior, suit claims

An employee of the Walmart in Chesapeake, Va., claims that the gunman harassed him before the shooting, and that he reported the man to management.

December 7, 2022

Grand jury report condemns Loudoun schools’ handling of sex assaults

A special grand jury report into Loudoun County Public Schools' handling of two student sexual assaults last year concluded that Loudoun administrators badly mismanaged the assaults due to incompetence and a lack of interest in the events.

December 5, 2022

Miyares recasts attorney general’s office in conservative mold

Jason Miyares has rolled back his predecessor's legacy in his first year.

December 4, 2022

Walmart gunman exhibited threatening behavior for months, lawsuit says

A survivor alleged in a lawsuit the shooter had vendettas against several co-workers and maintained a “kill list.”

November 29, 2022

What was U-Va. shooting suspect’s motive? Clues offer possibilities.

Christopher Jones Jr. is facing three counts of second-degree murder and other charges in connection with the shooting.

November 19, 2022

Virginia attorney general to name special counsel after fatal U-Va. shooting

Authorities also announced that Virginia State Police will take over the criminal investigation of the shooting that left three football players dead and two other students injured.

November 17, 2022

U-Va. shooter fired at football player as he slept, prosecutor says

The Albemarle County commonwealth’s attorney says a witness claimed the shooter did not fire at random, and shot one football player as he slept.

November 16, 2022

U-Va. says it failed to report suspected shooter for discipline

The university revised its earlier account of a disciplinary action involving the suspect in this week's deadly shooting on campus.

November 15, 2022

3 U-Va. students killed after gunman opens fire on bus, police say

The shooting Sunday night set off a massive search and shelter-in-place order on campus.

November 15, 2022

U-Va. campus rattled by killing of three students, charges against another

The gunfire was reported at a garage on Culbreth Road, the campus emergency management office said.

November 14, 2022