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Manassas Park Men Charged in Gang Shootout

Police said a Manassas Park man fired a gun at two men on Old Centreville Road Saturday evening.

Two Manassas Park men were arrested Saturday after police said they were involved in a gang-related shootout on Old Centreville Road in Manassas.

Efrain Mancha,19, of 157 Old Centreville Rd in Manassas Park is charged with two counts of aggravated malicious wounding, one count of reckless handling
of a firearm and three counts of gang participation, Prince William County Police reports show. 

Jesus Mancha Jr., 29, of 157 Old Centreville Rd in Manassas Park is charged with two counts of aggravated malicious wounding and two counts of gang participation.

It happened Saturday at 6:53 p.m. on the 8200 block of Old Centreville Road in Manassas when police say what started as a verbal altercation between the two suspects and the two victims spun out of control.

A 30-year-old Manassas Park man and a 26-year-old Manassas man told police that Efrain Mancha pulled out a gun and fired it at them, according to Prince William Police reports.

The two victims ran and called police, who located the suspects quickly and arrested them.

No injuries or property damage were reported during the shootout, according to police reports.

Both suspects are being held without bond and are expected to appear in court on Oct. 22.

Kris Day September 12, 2012 at 12:07 AM
Yaay for the Manassas Park police! I wonder if there is a program in place to help get these people out of gangs and help them become contributing members of society?
mojavegreensnake September 12, 2012 at 01:42 PM
Yaay for the Prince William County Police Department due to the crime happening there. My guess is that the 8200 block of Old Centreville Road which is in Prince William County is across the street from where the "alleged" malicious wounding occurred. Am not gonna debate gun laws here, but if I have a gun and attempt to shoot you across the street from my house of which this article implies I don't think I could sleep in my own bed tonight.
Lauren Jost September 12, 2012 at 04:05 PM
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u.know February 07, 2013 at 02:48 AM
They are not bad people! JESUS AND EFRAIN are the nicest people you can ever meet! And im proud to say i will be by them 100%! There are two sides to every story so make sure you know ALL the facts before saying anything!
Jessika March 05, 2013 at 01:59 PM
^ Agreed , I know them and they . I think people need to know there facts before they all start spitting dirt on peoples names . You only witness what you SEE not what you HEAR homiee .

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