Police Report

19-Year-Old Victim Dies of Injuries from Dale City Shooting

Detectives seek info regarding incident


Homicide Investigation – Detectives with the Violent Crimes Bureau were notified that the man shot in the Cheshire Station Plaza in the Dale City,  Woodbridge on June 14, died as a result of his injuries on June 15. 

The preliminary investigation revealed a transaction was arranged to occur in Cheshire Station Plaza. The deceased and an acquaintance arrived to meet three other men. 

"At one point during the encounter, one of the other men fired multiple rounds which struck the deceased in the upper body. No additional injuries or property damage were reported," said a Prince William County PIO. 

According to police, the suspects fled the scene in a light-colored vehicle. 

 Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the police. The investigation continues.

The deceased was identified as David Madison Fowler19, of Endsley Turn in Woodbridge.

Aggravated Malicious Wounding [Previously Released] – June 14 at 1:59 p.m., officers responded to the Cheshire Station Plaza located in the 4400 block of Cheshire Station Plaza. in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a shooting.

Upon arriving at the shopping center, officers located a 19-­­year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. Bystanders and officers provided first aid to the man before rescue personnel arrived at the location.

The man was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The investigation revealed that the man and an acquaintance arranged to meet other parties in the aforementioned area.

During the encounter, one of the other parties fired multiple rounds which struck the victim. The other parties then fled in a light-colored vehicle prior to police arriving in the area.

No additional victims or property damage were reported. While canvassing the area, officers located shell casings and two firearms which were collected for processing.

At this time, the incident is not believed to be random.  The investigation continues.              

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Prince William County Police Department tipline at 703.792.7000 or submit a webtip to: pwcva.gov/policetip.


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