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UPDATED: Police have arrested a Washington, D.C. man in connection with a shooting at a Woodbridge sound studio that left a 32-year-old man dead.

Cinquan Louis Blakney, 43, was apprehended without incident Wednesday at an apartment in the 8000 block of Greenbelt Station Parkway in Greenbelt, Maryland, by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force, according to Prince William County police.

Blakney, of the 2600 block of Douglass Place, S.E., was charged with murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in connection with the Nov. 18 fatal shooting. He is being held without bond in Maryland, police said in a press release.

Police found the victim, Tristan Vernon Sellers, also of Washington, suffering from a gunshot wound at 1:05 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18. A fight at DMV Studios, in the 1400 block of Old Bridge Road, preceded the shooting, police said.

Sellers was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Original story: A fight at a Woodbridge sound studio led to the shooting death of a 32-year-old man early Monday morning, according to police.

The victim was identified as Tristan Vernon Sellers, 32, of Washington D.C.  

Officers responded at 1:05 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18, to the 1400 block of Old Bridge Road. They arrived, to find an unresponsive, 32-year-old man outside in the parking area who had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Sgt. Jonathan Perok, spokesman for the Prince William County Police Department.

DMV studios in Woodbridge

DMV Studios

A preliminary investigation revealed the man was shot during an altercation at DMV Studios, Perok said in a news release. 

Police have not yet made an arrest, but the homicide unit is actively investigating, Perok said. 

Anyone with information regarding this homicide is asked to contact the Prince William County Police Department tipline at 703-792-7000 or submit a webtip to:

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Thankfully, he is caught and in custody. Congratulations to the Prince William County Police Department and the U.S. Marshalls Fugitive Task Force.


All I want to know is who shot him is all. What is this, the fourteenth homicide in Prince William County in 2019?

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