Juveniles Suspected of Pellet Gun Shooting Spree

The Sheriff’s Office is investing a string of Wednesday night shootings in which four people reported they were hit with pellets.

According to the report, shortly after 7:30 p.m. May 25, deputies were called to Killawog Terrace in Ashburn, where a man reported he had been shot by projectiles from what he believed was a BB gun. He said the shots were fired from a black Volkswagen Beetle. 

A short time later, another person called 911 to report that he and another person had been struck by pellets as well. They also reported the suspects were in a black Volkswagen Beetle

Another victim reported that while running on Marblehead Drive toward Gloucester Parkway, he observed a black Volkswagen drive in his direction and a projectile was fired at him, striking his sunglasses. 

Deputies found the vehicle in the area of Gloucester Parkway and Ashburn Village Boulevard. Four juvenile males were in the car along wtith three Orbeez-type pellet guns. 

2 thoughts on “Juveniles Suspected of Pellet Gun Shooting Spree

  • 2022-05-27 at 8:31 am

    Gun violence is so pervasive, it’s permeated down to our youth. We desperately need an all-out effort to end the proliferation of guns, including pellet guns. Otherwise, we’ll leave a legacy of devastation for future generations. Best wishes to all for a blessed Memorial Day!

  • 2022-05-27 at 6:30 pm

    Guns are not the problem. The problem is individuals who do not follow the law and when they use a gun in a crime (wether it be a pellet gun or not) are given no penalties for their behavior. There are over 82 million gun owners in the US. It is not by and large legal gun owners who are the problem but those with criminal intent.

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