Shooting in Prince George
By Blake Belden, Staff Writer
Feb 3, 2014, 12:49
PRINCE GEORGE — A person was struck by gunfire outside of the Disputanta Ruritan Club on Sunday morning, according to the police.
A call came in at approximately 1:59 a.m. on Sunday for reported gunshots that occurred outside of the club, which had been rented out for a party, according to Lt. Paul Burroughs with the Prince George Police Department.
The victim was hit in the leg by gunfire, and the injuries were not life threatening, authorities said.
A fight broke out outside of the club, however it is unclear if the gunshots are related to the fight, Burroughs said.
The case is still under investigation and authorities ask that anyone with information regarding the incident contact the Hopewell-Prince George Crime Solvers at (804)-733-2777 or text-a-tip to 274637. When texting this number, enter the word “igotcha” followed by your tip.