Suspect identified in Potomac Mills Mall shooting

Prince William County police have identified a suspect in Thursday’s shooting at Potomac Mills Mall in Woodbridge, Virginia.

It’s 18-year-old Jamarion Dawan Jackson, of the 18200 block of Kilmer Lane in Triangle, Virginia.

A 22-year-old man was wounded inside the Fashion Mechanics store around 3 p.m. Thursday after he approached the shooter, police said in a statement last week, and “the two men immediately began to physically fight one another.”

The unidentified 22-year-old, they said, “was struck by more than one round in the lower body.”

Both fled, and the shooting victim was taken to a hospital, where he was treated for wounds that are not considered life-threatening.

Police are now trying to locate Jackson, who faces a number of charges. He’s Black with short black hair and brown eyes, and is described as standing 5 feet 7 inches and weighing 150 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Prince William County police tip line at 703-792-7000 or submit a tip online.

Jack Pointer

Jack contributes to WTOP.com when he's not working as the afternoon/evening radio writer. In a previous life, he helped edit The Dallas Morning News and Chicago Tribune.

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