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Man shot as fight starts to break up in Va.

1:14 PM, Aug 5, 2013   |    comments
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TRIANGLE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Early Saturday morning, a man was shot as a fight was being dispersed, say Prince William County police. They are now looking for the shooter.

At 3:06 a.m. on Saturday, police say officers went to the 3600 block of Wharf Lane in Triangle for the report of a shooting. They found out that four acquaintances were involved in a fight in front of a home there. Police say as the fight was being dispersed, an unknown man approached the group and shot a 28-year-old man in his lower body. The unknown man then fled the area.

The shooting victim was transported to an area hospital for non-life threatening injuries, say police.

Police do not believe the incident is random.

The suspect was described as a Black male, between 6'1"-6'3" with a thin build and short hair. He was last seen wearing a black shirt, dark blue jeans, and a burgundy and yellow hat.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Solvers at 703-670-3700 or 1-866-411-TIPS. You don't have to give your name. You could earn up to a $1,000 cash reward.

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