- Associated Press - Saturday, December 20, 2014

DUMFRIES, Va. (AP) - Prince William County police say they are investigating a shooting after the victim originally told authorities that his gunshot wound was fireworks-related injury.

Police say officers responded to a residence at the 15500 block of Winding Creek Drive in Dumfries just after 5:30 a.m. on Saturday, where they discovered a 24-year-old man suffering from a wound initially reported as a fireworks injury. After determining that the injury was a gunshot wound the man was taken to the hospital.

Police say a preliminary investigation revealed that the man had been involved in a fight in the parking lot hours earlier. Police responded to the parking lot and discovered a crime scene there.

Police say the incident is still under investigation, and no arrests have been made.


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