An 18-year-old man was shot and killed early Sunday morning in Dale City, Virginia, police say.
Residents told police a large group of people were gathered in the area of the 4000 block of Westwind Drive about 6 a.m. when gunshots went off, according to the Prince William County Police Department.
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The crowd dispersed and officers responded to the shooting.
Police found 18-year-old Michael Adom suffering from gunshot wounds in Kevin Raymond's backyard.
Adom, of Woodbridge, died later from his injuries, police said.
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“Look out the back window and there’s yellow tape and two police officers in our backyard, and I thought, What in the hell is going on?” Raymond said.
Raymond said the scene was unlike anything he'd seen before in his 30 years living there.
Police are asking for anyone who saw the shooting to call 703-792-7000.