UPDATED: Prince William police have identified the victim of the fatal shooting in Williamstown Saturday night as James Edward Grooms, 32, of Louisa County.
Grooms died Saturday, July 20, as a result of a gunshot wounds. Police found him near the intersection of Buell Court and Old Triangle Road in the Williamstown area of Triangle at about 9:43 p.m. that night, according to Officer Richard Appau of the Prince William County Police Department.
Grooms was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Appau said.
Detectives from Prince William County police department's homicide unit are actively investigating to determine what led to the altercation that resulted in the fatal shooting. So far, however, no suspect information is available, Officer Nathan Probus, police spokesman, said Monday.
Anyone with any information on this incident is asked to contact Prince William County Police at 703-792-6500.
Original story: Prince William County police are investigating a Saturday night shooting in the Williamstown area of Triangle that left one man dead.
Police did not release many details Sunday morning, saying only that officers responded to the area of Buell Court and Old Triangle Road, located in Williamstown, at 9:43 p.m. Saturday, July 20.
“An adult male victim” was located “at the above intersection” with gunshot wounds, according to Officer Richard Appau of the Prince William County Police Department.
The victim was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead, Appau said in a news release.
Police detectives from the department’s violent crimes unit are actively investigating.
“At this point, this incident appears to be isolated to the above intersection,” Appau said in the news release.
Williamstown is an area of older townhomes located in southeastern Prince William County between Dumfries and Triangle. The subdivision is located behind the strip mall along U.S. 1 that contains the Todos grocery store. The area is bordered by Graham Park Road and Williamstown Drive.
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