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UPDATED: Police searching for 22-year-old man in Dale City double shooting

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forestdale_shooting.png Mohammad Ekram Sherdil

Mohammad Ekram Sherdil, 26, of the 3500 block of Forestdale Avenue in Woodbridge, was found dead in his cell Tuesday after awaiting trial for about four years at the Prince William Manassas Adult Detention Center.

Police have obtained warrants charging a 22-year-old Dale City man in connection with a double shooting Friday night in the Forestdale section.

Mohammad Ekram Sherdil of the 3500 block of Forestdale Avenue is wanted for two counts of malicious wounding. Detectives have been unable to locate him.
Officers were called to the 3500 block of Forestdale Avenue at 10:54 p.m. for a report of a shooting but were unable to locate anyone, said Prince William police Sgt. Jonathan Perok.

Officers then received notification from Prince George’s County police that a victim, identified as a 21-year-old Manassas man, was being treated at an area hospital in Maryland for a gunshot wound.

An additional notification was received informing investigators that a second man, identified as a 21-year-old Dumfries man, was also being treated at a Northern Virginia hospital with a gunshot wound.

Both men were eventually connected to the same incident on Forestdale Avenue, Perok said.

Anyone with information regarding Mohammad Ekram Sherdil's whereabouts is asked to contact Prince William Crime Solvers anonymously by calling 703-670-3700 or 1-866-411-TIPS, texting “PWC” plus your tip to 274637, or by submitting a WebTip.

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