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1 teen killed, 3 young people injured in shooting in Triangle – NBC4 Washington

A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed late Monday and three other people, including a 16-year-old boy, were shot and wounded late Monday in Triangle, Virginia, authorities said.

The teen who died was a Triangle resident, Prince William County police said. His name was not immediately released.

The surviving victims are 16, 18 and 20 years old and are also Triangle residents, police said.

A group of teenage boys and young men were in a grassy area behind homes in the 3700 block of Masthead Trail, east of Richmond Highway (Route 1), when at least one person began shooting, police said from the initial investigation.

Officers responded around 10:30 p.m. and people ran away, police said. Officers from Prince William County and Dumfries located two shooting victims and provided first aid. Medics took them to a hospital, where the 15-year-old died from his injuries.

The 16-year-old was found nearby with a graze wound and was treated at a hospital, police said. Another victim also went to a hospital.

The shooting does not appear to have been random, police said. The investigation is ongoing. News4 video shows police and crime scenes in a residential area.

According to police, no property damage was initially reported.

Anyone who may have relevant information is asked to contact police.

Stay with NBC Washington for more details on this developing story.

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