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Prince William County Police Beat 5/7/15

Incidents and arrests released by Prince William County Police Department on Thursday, May 7, 2015


Malicious Wounding – On May 7th at 1:41PM, officers responded to the 3500 block of Millet St in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a shots fired call. The caller reported to police that gun shots were reportedly heard in the area. Officers arrived and located a shell casing and an unoccupied vehicle which had been struck. No suspects or victims were located at that time. Officers checked the surrounding area and a police K-9 was used to search for the parties involved. A short time later, a victim, identified as a 19 year old man, walked into a Maryland hospital suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the lower body. During the investigation, detectives were able to link the victim back to the incident on Millet St. The victim reported to detectives that he was in the above area to buy a pair of shoes from a known acquaintance. During the encounter, shots were fired and the victim was struck. The victim also reported that his cell phone was taken during the altercation. No further information was provided about the incident. Detectives have determined that the incident was not random.  The investigation continues.

Commercial Burglaries – On May 7th at 2:58AM, officers responded to the Barber Shop located at 2237 Tacketts Mill in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a burglary. The caller reported to police that an unknown man was seen running from the above business. Once on scene, officers found the front glass window was broken out to the business, as well as, the Lake Ridge Pizzeria next door. Officers checked the surrounding area and a police K-9 was used to search for the suspect. Money was reported missing. The suspect was only described as a black male wearing a white t-shirt and red hat.


Attempted Aggravated Malicious Wounding – On May 6th at 12:58PM, officers responded to investigate a shooting which was reported to have occurred in the area of Fairhope Rd and Fontana Ct in Woodbridge (22193) sometime earlier that morning around midnight. The victim, a 23 year old man of Woodbridge, reported to police that he was walking in the above area when he encountered the accused, a known acquaintance. During the encounter, the accused displayed a handgun and fired towards the victim before fleeing the area. The victim was not struck and reported the incident to police later in the day. The shooting was not random and appears to have stemmed from a previous altercation between the parties. Following the investigation, the accused was arrested without further incident.
Arrested on May 6th:
Tai Malik HUNTER, 19, of 14612 Brook Dr in Woodbridge
Charged with attempted aggravated malicious wounding
Court date: June 3, 2015 | Bond: unavailable


Anyone with information regarding the incidents in this report is asked to call Crime Solvers at 703-670-3700 or 1-866-411-TIPS. You don’t have to give your name, just the information. You could earn up to a $1,000 cash reward.

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