2 dead after shooting at Prince William Co. Halloween party

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Two men are dead after a shooting at a Halloween party in Dale City, Virginia, early on Sunday morning.

Prince William County police said officers responded to reports of shots fired at a “large house party” in the 3300 block of Bristol Court, near Dale City Elementary School, at 2:03 a.m. Sunday.
Christopher Alan Johnson, 24, of Alexandria, and Frank Chineji Sapele, 25, of Arlington, were pronounced dead at the scene; a 24-year-old woman from Fairfax was flown to a hospital with nonlife threatening injuries, and a 23-year-old man from Triangle also received treatment for non-life threatening injuries, police said.
A third man arrived at a hospital with a nonlife threatening gunshot wound and was determined to have been at the party when the shooting occurred, according to a police news release.
There had been no arrests related to the shooting as of Sunday morning amid an ongoing investigation, police said, adding there is no threat to public safety as the shooting was isolated to the house and is not believed to have been a random act.
The Prince William County Police Department asks anyone with information to call its tip line at 703-792-7000 or contact detectives via its website.
Below is a map of the area:

Matt Small

Matt joined WTOP News at the start of 2020, after contributing to Washington’s top news outlet as an Associated Press journalist for nearly 18 years.

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