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Police ask public to help locate suspect after Manassas restaurant shooting caught on camera

Police in Prince William County are searching for 39-year-old Wilder Miguel Cordero Miranda.

MANASSAS, Va. — Police are searching for a man seen on surveillance video shooting a man twice after an argument in a Manassas bar on Sunday, Jan. 23.

The shooting happened at La Isla Restaurant and Bar located at 8699 Parkland Street in Manassas. Prince William County Police released shocking surveillance video of the incident.

In the video, police identify the suspect seen inside the bar in a red polo shirt, tan hat and blue jeans. On Sunday, police said via press release that they are searching for a man named 39-year-old Wilder Miguel Cordero Miranda of Manassas in connection with the incident. He is described by police to be 5’9” and 170 lbs. Detectives obtained arrest warrants for the suspect, however, attempts to locate him have so far been unsuccessful, police confirmed. His photo can be viewed below. 

Credit: PWC Police
The incident took place on Jan. 23 at the La Isla (Islita) Restaurant. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of this man is asked to contact Prince William County police at 703-792-6500 or your local police department.

Police said that Miranda is wanted for two counts of aggravated malicious wounding, one count of attempted aggravated malicious wounding, three counts of using a firearm in commission of a felony, and two counts of discharging a firearm within a building.

In the original surveillance video of the incident, a man is seen getting into an argument with a man in the parking lot of the restaurant. 

The suspect is then seen going to his car, retrieving a gun and shooting the man before the two-run back into the restaurant. Police said another man was also grazed in the shooting. The condition of the two victims is not known at this time.

After the shooting, police said the man left in a late model Nissan Pathfinder.

Warning: The following video contains graphic content. Viewer discretion is advised.

Anyone with information about this case or the suspect's whereabouts is asked to contact the Prince William County Police Department at 703-792-7000 or submit a tip online on the department's website.

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