Dc Man Accused in Shooting That Killed 3-year-old, Injured 4 Teens: After a shooting on Wednesday morning inside a home in Dumfries, Virginia, one child is dead and four teenagers are hurt. Just before 11 a.m. on Wednesday, the Prince William County Police Department reported hearing gunfire at a home in the 17900 block of Milroy Drive.
Deputy Chief of Police Lt. Col. Jarad Phelps stated that officers discovered five victims who had been shot during a news briefing on Wednesday in the late afternoon. A 3-year-old daughter was one of those who passed away at the scene.
The other victims included a boy, 17, and three girls, aged 17, 16, and 14. A 14-year-old boy was also present but unharmed. According to a news statement from the Prince William County police, the four victims were brought to the hospital with severe, maybe fatal injuries.
The 13-year-old boy and the females, including the 3-year-old who passed away, are siblings. There is no relation between the 17-year-old and the other victims. They all occupy the same home. Police detained Kenyatta Lee Oglesby, 20, of Washington, D.C., who they claimed was residing at the residence and was dating the 17-year-old girl.
Police claim that Oglesby shot the four people discovered inside the house as well as the 17-year-old girl who was standing in front of it during an altercation there. The police also found two guns. Along with four counts of aggravated malicious wounding and five counts of using a firearm to commit a crime, Oglesby is accused of murder.
Call the Prince William County police at 703-792-7000 if you have any information, especially any video surveillance footage. There was no ongoing threat to the neighborhood because the incident was contained in one home.
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Note from the editor: In response to a revised statement from Prince William County police, this story has been changed to reflect the victim’s age as a boy. Terik King, Nick Iannelli, and Abigail Constantino of WTOP contributed to this report.