FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Police in northern Virginia says a man is dead of an apparent self-inflected gunshot wound after reports of a shooting led to the evacuation of an office building. No one else was hurt.

Fairfax County Police Chief Edwin Roessler said at a news conference that the department received several 911 calls reporting a shooting at a building in Falls Church just before 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Roessler says officers evacuated the building, which houses a daycare center. He says police found a man dead of a gunshot wound in a fourth-floor law office.

The chief says it’s not known if the man shot at anyone.

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