18-Year-Old Man Shot to Death in Prince William County

Gainesville fatal shooting

An 18-year-old man was killed in a shooting early Sunday morning in Gainesville, Prince William County police said.

Police responded to the shooting in the 14000 block of Deming Drive about 2 a.m.

Michael Arthur, 18, of Dumfries was shot in the parking lot of Somerset Pointe Apartments during an altercation, police said.

An acquaintance took him to a hospital, which contacted police. Arthur died a short time later.

Two cars were damaged by gunfire, police said.

Police said there was no threat to the community. The investigation is ongoing.

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