Murder Suspect Lead to a Police Chase in Mount Vernon

Arrest was made in the Eisenhower Valley off Picket Street.

On the morning of Sunday, Oct. 2, Fairfax County Police were called around 7 a.m. to the 5800 block of St Gregorys Lane in Mount Vernon for a report of gunshots, police said. While officers were responding, Brandon Wims, 31, of Maryland was dropped off at Mount Vernon Hospital. He was had gunshot wounds to the upper body and was later transported to Fairfax Hospital. Wims was pronounced deceased shortly after arriving at the hospital.

Detectives determined Kyjuan Omar Braxton Trott-McLean saw Wims in the backseat of a vehicle on St Gregorys Lane. Trott-McLean exited a silver Nissan Sentra with Maryland registration and shot Wims multiple times, according to police.

Detectives obtained warrants for Trott-McLean for second degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, felon in possession of a firearm and felon in possession of ammunition.

On Wednesday night, Nov. 30, officers located an unoccupied vehicle they believed Trott-McLean was using in the 8600 block of Forest Place in Mount Vernon. Detectives from the Fugitive Track and Apprehension Unit responded to conduct a surveillance operation on the vehicle.

Shortly after noon on Thursday, Trott-McLean was seen returning to the vehicle under surveillance in another vehicle. Detectives approached, and he attempted to flee in the vehicle that he arrived in. Detectives prevented his escape by making contact with his vehicle and rendering it inoperable. Trott-McLean was taken to a nearby hospital to be evaluated. He was then taken to the Adult Detention Center and held without bond.