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Two arrested in connection with Lake Ridge Oct. 13 homicide after drug deal goes bad

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Murder Investigation *ARRESTS –
During the course of the investigation of an Oct. 21 homicide in the 1900 block of Briar Rose Lane, Lake Ridge, Prince William County police homicide detectives identified two suspects. The address of the crime scene has been corrected, from 2300 block to 1900 block.

The investigation revealed that a marijuana transaction was arranged to occur in the area above between the victim and the two suspects. During the encounter, the suspects attempted to rob the victim which resulted in shots being fired and the victim was fatally struck. After the altercation, the suspects fled the area.

With the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force, both men were located and taken into custody. On November 13, following the investigation, the suspects, identified as Najoun Devon COURTNEY and Tre ROSE, were arrested in connection with the murder.

Arrested on November 13:
Najoun Devon COURTNEY, 21, of no fixed address
Charged with murder
Court Date: Pending | Bond: In Custody in Spotsylvania County

Arrested on November 13:
Tre ROSE, 19, of no fixed address
Charged with murder
Court Date: Pending | Status: In Custody in City of Richmond
 
Homicide Investigation *VICTIM IDENTIFIED [Previously Released] – Detectives with the Homicide Unit have identified the man killed in the shooting that occurred in the 2300 block of Briar Rose Ln in Woodbridge (22192) on October 21. The deceased was identified as Nathaniel Isiah HICKSON, 21, of Norfolk. More information regarding this case will be released when available. The investigation continues.

Homicide Investigation [Previously Released] – On October 21 at 11:04PM, officers responded to the 2300 block of Briar Rose Ln in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a shooting. When officers arrived, they located an unresponsive man outside in the parking area who had been shot. Officers utilized issued trauma kits and initiated CPR until rescue personnel arrived on scene. The man, preliminarily identified as a 21-year-old, was transported to an area hospital where he later died. No other injuries have been reported. At this time, detectives from the Homicide Unit are actively investigating the incident to determine what led up the shooting. No arrest has been made in this incident. More information will be released when available. The investigation continues.
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