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Two fighting when shots fired by unknown suspect; masked man asks for change in robbery

Shooting into a Residential Dwelling | Reckless Handling of a Firearm – On September 1 at 4:22PM, Prince William County Police officers responded to the 1900 block of Fort Monroe Ct in Dumfries (22026) to investigate a shots fired call.

The investigation revealed that a fight broke out in the above area involving parties believed to be known to one another. The altercation escalated when shots were fired by an unknown man resulting in a residence being struck. No injuries or other property damage were reported.

The two parties involved in the initial fight were located and subsequently charged with assault and battery. The shooter was not located and is believed to have fled the scene in a silver, 4-door sedan. The investigation continues.

Suspect Description:
Black male with a heavy build and full beard
Last seen wearing a white tank top, black shorts, white socks and shoes, and a dark green & yellow hat

Armed Robbery – On September 1 at 5:42PM, officers responded to the Exxon service station located at 17164 Jefferson Davis Hwy in Dumfries (22026) to investigate an initial alarm activation.

When officers arrived at the business, it was discovered that a robbery occurred. The store employee reported to police that an unknown, masked man entered the business and approached the clerk to ask for change. As the clerk opened the register, the man brandished a handgun and demanded money. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing the area on foot.

No injuries were reported. A police K-9 responded to search for the suspect who was not located. The investigation continues.

Suspect Description:
A light-skinned male, unknown age, 5’11”, 160lbs
Last seen wearing a black rain jacket, khaki pants, white gloves, black shoes, and a black mask

Anyone with information regarding the incidents listed in this report is asked to contact the Prince William County Police Department tipline at 703-792-7000 or submit a webtip to

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