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Updated: 22-year-old shot, killed outside Manassas; Is Prince William’s 19th homicide of 2016

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. — One man was shot multiple times at a house in the 7500 block of Quail Run Lane. 

Police were called to the scene just before 10 p.m. Saturday for a report of a shooting. 

Police posted this information: 


Shooting Investigation – On October 29 at 9:51PM, officers responded to the 7500 block of Quail Run Ln in Manassas (20109) to investigate a shooting. Once on scene, officers located an adult male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the body. The victim transported to an area hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. The suspect is believed to have fled the scene in an unknown vehicle. No description of the shooter was provided to police. Residents can expect a heavy police presence in the area as the investigation continues. More information will be released when available.

One person was taken to a Novant Prince William Hospital following the incident. 

Authorities had planned to use nearby Sinclair Elementary School as a site for a medical helicopter to land to take the victim to a local hospital for treatment. It’s not clear if anyone was flown to a hospital following the shooting. 

Police are searching for a suspect that fled the area following the shooting.


Homicide Investigation – On October 29, the victim from the earlier shooting on Quail Run Ln in Manassas died as a result of his injuries sustained during the incident. During the shooting, homes and vehicles in the area were also struck by gunfire. No other injuries were reported. Detectives from the Homicide Unit are currently following up on leads in the investigation. At this time, this shooting does not appear to be random.  More information will be released as it becomes available. This is Prince William County’s 19th homicide for 2016.*


                The victim in the shooting was identified as Edwin Ivan CHICAS, 22, of Manassas

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