WASHINGTON — Friday night in the Woodbridge area of Prince William County, Va. police officers went to 14342 Jefferson Davis Highway to investigate a shooting.
Prince William County Police Department issued a statement saying that officers arrived at the business, Platanillos Grocery & Jewelry, and located two adult female victims, both with gunshot wounds to the upper body.
The two victims were identified as employees of the business.
UPDATED: One of the victims, Glenda Marisol Coca-Romero, 21 years old, or Woodbridge, Va. died on the scene. The second victim, only identified as a 42-year-old woman also of Woodbridge was taken to a hospital with life threatening injuries.
“Witnesses reported three males entering the store followed by gunshots. The suspects fled prior to police arriving at the business,” Public Information Officer, Jonathan Perok writes in a statement.
“The suspects could only be described as black males, all reportedly wearing dark clothing with their faces covered. The investigation continues.”
A customer and an additional employee were also inside the store at the time of the incident and were unharmed.
Below is the latest information on the murder investigation. Police are asking for the public’s help to attain any further information on the suspects.
The statement asks anyone with information relating to this case 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.