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Prince WIlliam County Investigate First Murder of The Year

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PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY (WRIC) - The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public's help in providing information about a murder which was reported to have occurred at the Platanillos Grocery and Jewelry located in the Woodbridge area of Prince William County.

Friday at 8:59PM, officers responded to Platanillos Grocery and Jewelry located at 14342 Jefferson Davis Hwy in Woodbridge to investigate a shooting. Officers arrived at the business and located two adult female victims, both sustaining gunshot wounds to the upper body.

One of the victims, Glenda Marisol COCA-ROMERO, 21, of Woodbridge, died at the scene while the second victim, 42 year old woman of Woodbridge, was transported to an area hospital with life threatening injuries. Witnesses reported to police that three males were seen entering the store followed by gunshots.

The suspects immediately fled the business after the shooting, possibly on foot. Two additional people, a customer and another employee, were also inside the store at the time of the incident and were unharmed. No property or money was taken during the incident. The victims were both identified as employees of the business.

The suspects can only be described as males, unknown race or age, all reportedly wearing dark clothing with their faces covered. The investigation continues. This is Prince William County's first murder of 2014.

Anyone with information relating to this case is asked to call Crime Solvers at 703-670-3700 or 1-866411-TIPS. You don't have to give your name, just the information. You could earn up to a $1,000 cash reward.

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