Prince William Co. teens facing charges in a shooting connected to string of stolen vehicles

A shooting in Prince William County, Virginia, has led police to a group of teens who are now also believed to be behind a string of stolen vehicles.

They have connected the three teens, two of them 14-year-old boys, to at least 20 stolen or attempted stolen vehicles across the county between Jan. 12 and Jan. 16.

Police made the connection after the two 14-year-olds were arrested on Jan. 15 for their involvement in a shooting that happened at a residence in the 3600 block of Masthead Trail in Triangle near Quantico.

The young boys are accused of firing multiple shots at a residence before getting away in a stolen vehicle, which was later found.

The teens are expected to face several charges, including grand larceny.

Melissa Howell

Melissa Howell joined WTOP Radio in March 2018 and is excited to cover stories that matter across D.C., as well as in Maryland and Virginia. 

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