Accidentally Discharged Firearm Kills 21-Year-Old Manassas Man

The young men were passing around a handgun


Homicide Investigation | Involuntary Manslaughter – On July 15 at 6:26 p.m., officers responded to a residence located in the 8300 block of Scotland Loop in Manassas to investigate a shooting.

The investigation revealed the victim, Reynaldo Jesus Villalobos Hernandez, 21, and two acquaintances were inside the home, passing around a handgun.

While handling the weapon, Daniel Villalobos Marquez neglectfully discharged the handgun, firing a round and striking the victim in the chest.

Responding officers provided first aid to the victim before he was transported to an area hospital by fire and rescue personnel. The victim later died at the hospital. 

No additional injuries were reported.

A fourth man was inside the residence at the time of the incident but was not involved.

Following the investigation, the accused, identified as Daniel Villalobos Marquez, 27, of 8382 Scotland Loop in Manassas, was arrested on July 16.  He was charged with involuntary manslaughter. 

His court date is pending. He is being held without bond. 

The victim was identified as Reynaldo Jesus Villalobos Hernandez,  21, of Manassas

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