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Woodbridge teen killed in 'gun battle' between 2 families


WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- A witness describes the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old as gun battle that erupted over an argument between two families.

Christopher Nathaniel Weaver, 19, who friends called Woodie, was killed just after midnight Sunday morning in the 13400 block of Keating Drive in Woodbridge, Va.

WUSA9's Peggy Fox talked to a young person who was there when guns were drawn. He says he saw four guns and the man who was killed was the first to pull his gun.

"I could've been hit," said the teen, who witnessed the fatal shooting of his friend's big brother. WUSA9 is not releasing the identity of the witness.

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16-year-old girl arrested in Brenden Wilson death


WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County police have arrested a fifth suspect in connection with the shooting death of a Woodbridge Senior High School student.

A 16-year-old female was arrested on November 14, the same day that the fourth suspect turned himself in, according to police. They both face conspiracy to commit a felony.

Brenden Wilson, 16, was shot and killed on November 10 in a wooded area behind Woodbridge Senior High School. Police say his death was drug related.

Woman arrested for whipping girl with cable, extension cord


WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- A woman is being held in jail without bond after allegedly whipping a 14-year-old girl with a coaxial cable and an electrical extension cord.

Prince William County police say that the beating happened on November 12 at a home in Woodbridge.

Thirty-three-year-old Belky Maria Bonilla-Palacias is accused of getting into an argument that turned physical with the girl. The girl received bruises and laceration to her back, legs and lower body, say police. She reported the incident to school officials, who then notified child protective services and police.

Bonilla-Palacias is charged with malicious wounding and felony child abuse.


4th suspect in Brenden Wilson death turns himself in


WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- The fourth suspect wanted in the murder of a Woodbridge teen who was shot to death has turned himself into police.

Deion Moses turned himself in on Friday without incident, Prince William County police said.

Moses is the fourth suspect charged in the death of 16-year-old Brenden Wilson, who was shot to death in the woods behind Woodbridge Senior High School on November 10.

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Manassas man arrested for raping woman in car


MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County police have arrested a man who they say raped a 37-year-old woman in a car.

It happened on November 13 in the 8900 block of Round Top Rd in Manassas.


Police say Daniel Antonio Arriaga, 53, of Manassas was talking to the victim, a known acquaintance, in a car when he became angry and forcibly raped her.


He is being held without bond.


4th suspect's identity released in Brenden Wilson death


WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County police have identified the fourth suspect wanted in connection with the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy, and they say he may be armed and dangerous.

Police are looking for Deion Nathaniel Moses, 17, for the death of Brenden Wilson, who was shot in the woods behind Woodbridge Senior High School. Three other suspects are in custody for his death.

Earlier Thursday, prosecutors asked police to release the suspects name because he is still at large. A judge granted that request Thursday evening.

3 arrested, 1 sought for murder of Woodbridge student Brenden Wilson


WOODBRIDGE Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County police have arrested a total of three people in connection with the shooting death of a Woodbridge Senior High School student. One suspect is still being sought.

Brenden Wilson was shot to death behind the school Monday in what police say might have been a drug deal gone bad. Brenden's mother is in shock but she wants to thank police for their quick work.

"Rumors are that this was drug related but this was not drug related. Just because the person who shot him is a drug dealer does not mean this was drug related. I don't know why these people killed my son. Prince William County is doing a wonderful job. I will not have my son's name go out like that," said Vickki Wilson Moore, Brenden's mother.