WOODBRIDGE, Va. — Police have identified a man as a person of interest in connection to a shooting that left four people dead in a Woodbridge home on Monday afternoon. Officials said the person of interest is speaking with officers and no charges have been placed.
Officers believe the incident was a domestic dispute and said the victims appear to have known each other. The four deceased were identified as two men and two women; however, police have not provided the names of the victims.
Police found the dead bodies inside while police were performing a welfare check. Officers from the Prince William County Police Department were sent to the 5200 block of Mansfield Ct. just after 4:30 p.m. for a report of a shooting.
When police arrived they found the house unlocked, and began investigating, according to officials. During the welfare check, officers discovered that four people with gunshot wounds, in different parts of the house. They were all pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said this incident appears to be an isolated to the house, and do not believe there's an ongoing threat to the community. However, residents in the area should expect a heavy police presence as the investigation continues.
Police have not provided any additional details about this incident. This is an ongoing investigation and WUSA9 will provide more information as it becomes available to us.
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