Police have arrested the surviving suspect in a Nov. 5 home invasion and double homicide in Dale City.

Detectives arrested Julian Khari Graham, 20, of River Bend Way in Woodbridge on Thursday. He is charged with second-degree murder, burglary while armed, and use of a firearm in commission of a felony, Prince William County police 1st Sgt. Jonathan Perok said.

Police say the target of the home invasion, 20-year-old Joseph James Harden, was in his house in the 14100 block of Renegade Court with the homeowner, a 59-year-old woman who is a relative, and two contractors who were working on the house. Just before 11:30 a.m., two intruders "forcibly entered the residence."

An altercation ensued, resulting in an exchange of gunfire in which Harden and one of the intruders, identified as Zhabriell Antoine Perkins, 20, of Woodbridge, were shot. Both men died at the scene.

One of the contractors working at the home, identified as a 21-year-old man, was also shot, suffering a non-life threatening wound to the lower body, Perok said.

The homeowner and the other contractor were not injured.

Graham, police say, fled on foot to a vehicle described as a black 2014 Jeep Cherokee. He is now held without bond at the Prince William-Manassas regional jail.

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Suspect and vehicle in Friday's home invasion, shooting in Dale City.

The incident was not random, Perok said. "Harden is believed to have been targeted in the encounter."

The homicides are Prince William County's 10th and 11th of 2021. Last year, there were eight homicides in the county and the year before there were 14.

(24) comments

Brad London

The culture of violence continues. Will there be a more vocal push to defund the police? And where is BLM? I guess they don't unless it fits their narrative.

Local Eyes

How much more prejudice could you actually be Brad? 🤔 What’s your stance on the Rittenhouse trial? WHERES ALL LIVES MATTER??!! 🧐 ohh right, doesn’t fit their narrative! Willing to bet you don’t believe in white privilege either 😅 giving very much Youngkin vibes 🏴‍☠️

George Lawton

Diversity is our strength.

Harry Morant

No, Intelligence and (proper) Education is our strength. Laziness, idleness & criminality, they do have diversity, and it is those people (of all colors) that pull our society down.

Debbie Edenhart

If you look at this kid's record in General District Court of Prince William County, https://eapps.courts.state.va.us/gdcourts/nameSearch.do?fromSidebar=true&formAction=searchLanding&searchDivision=V&searchFipsCode=153&localFipsCode=153, had he been previously incarcerated instead of getting slaps on the wrist and a suspended sentences, even for gun violation, maybe this crime would not have happened. The police do their job!! It is time for the prosecutors and the Courts to do their jobs!!!! Debbie Edenhart

Brad London

The culture of violence in democrat "led" PWC continues....

Robert Segall

The culture of brads ignorant racist comments continue.

Lon G Johnson

Why is the truth always “racist”, because it proves (unfortunately) some “stereotypes” are spot on?!

Nathan Johnson

Sort of like Republicans resistance to CRT. Don’t want their kids to learn how sadistic and depraved their ancestors were.

Ralf Bee

More and more shootings and violence ! Now with new leadership in our Commonwealth, this will improve !

Brad London

If by improve you mean increase, then you're right. Doing away with gun control measures (which I'm sure is on the list of things to do) will mean even more guns on the streets and more deaths. But then preventing people from dying is never a conservative priority (see covid for example).

Bill Rio

I am so tired of letting idiocy fly. Go check the gun violence statistics of California and Chicago. Toughest gun laws on the books with the most gun crime.

It has been proven adding more gun control leads to more criminal acts. Multiple FBI studies on it.

Now, on to the second part of this partisan hackery. Florida has the lowest Covid rates right now? NY locked old people in senior homes and they died.

It must be so easy to just believe things you hear on CNN.

John Dutko

Gun Violence by State

Based on the number of gun deaths per capita in 2019 alone, states with the most gun violence are:

Alaska - 24.4

Mississippi - 24.2

Wyoming - 22.3

New Mexico 22.3

Alabama - 22.2

Louisiana - 22.1

Missouri - 20.6

South Carolina - 19.9

Arkansas - 19.3

Montana - 19.3

Link the multiple studies, otherwise BS.

Paul Benedict

John Dutko responds with some misleading statistics. Further analysis provides a clearer picture.

First of all, the vast majority of gun crimes are committed by people using illegally obtained guns, as is almost always the case in Prince William County.

Alaska has always had a violence problem. Alcoholism, particularly among indigenous people, and remoteness from law enforcement have led to high levels of violence in small remote villages.

Mississippi: Have you heard of Jackson, Biloxi, and Greenville? Guess who runs those violent cities?

I don't know about Wyoming, but suspect leftists are involved there too.

New Mexico's violent cities are all controlled by Democrats, particularly Gallop, Albuquerque and Las Cruces .

Alabama: Birmingham, Montgomery, Biloxi are all violent hateful Democratic run cities.

Louisiana: New Orleans, Shreveport, Baton Rouge are all violent hell-holes

I could go on, but will summarize by saying that wherever Democrats congregate there is violence (not just with guns but also knives). The -problem is not guns, the problems is with Democrats all the social ills that they bring to communities. Prince William County is just getting started. Things will get worse if the trend doesn't stop.

John Dutko


So, guns are the reason there is "gun" violence. Legal or not. Doesn't matter. A ranged weapon is not defensive, body armor is. But that is besides the point.

My stats are per capita, but unfortunately dont address stereotypes like you did.

Robert Segall

Adding more gun control reduces deaths, your data is clearly incorrect. We should mimic Australia, they clearly have solved their gun problem.

Lon G Johnson

The good people of Chicago might disagree about gun control and gun violence reduction relationship.

Nathan Johnson

It is difficult to win an argument with an educated person, but virtually impossible to win one with a stupid person.

I’ll just let you marinate on that one…

Harry Morant

Gun control has never controlled guns, only disarmed law-abiding Citizens and let criminals commit crimes unfettered. Maybe with more guns, they might think twice, or at least be STOPPED, for good. Democrats are the party of DEATH, releasing criminals to continue committing violence crimes, condoning the murder of babies in (and something out, see Gov. Black-face comments about THAT!) of the womb. “Preventing” people from dying has never been a Lefty priority, NEVER (see MILLIONS murdered in the 20th Century by The Left) The whole COVID fiasco is about Control , NOT saving people, NOT science (see ignoring natural immunity by the wrongly self-described Party of “science”).

John Dutko

See it's guys like this that there is a need for gun control:

“At this point, we're living under corporate and medical fascism. This is tyranny. When do we get to use the guns?” the man asked, to applause from the crowd. “No, and I’m not – that’s not a joke. I’m not saying it like that. I mean, literally, where’s the line? How many elections are they going to steal before we kill these people?”


Robert Segall

I've never seen someone so brainwashed as you.

Robert Segall

There hasn't been "more and more shootings" Stop fear mongering you classic republican.

Mike Hunt

Turning into PG county south. Shameful.

Harry Morant

The Culture of Violence Continues! The pace is picking up and the moon is only a waxing crescent! What gives?

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