Marquis Rene Whitemore

Marquis Rene Whitemore

Prince William County police have made an arrest in the Sunday shooting death of a young man in Dale City.

Marquis Rene Whitemore, 19,  of Chinkapin Oak Lane in Woodbridge, was arrested Wednesday on charges of felony murder, conspiracy to commit a felony and concealing or compounding offenses, Prince William police spokeswoman Renee Carr said.

Police say the victim, 18-year-old Michael Adom of Woodbridge, was with acquaintances in the 4000 block of Westwind Drive in Dale City about 6 a.m. when shots rang out. Adom was shot and brought to an area hospital, where he later died as a result of his injuries. 

Officers were called to the street for reports of shots fired, and learned about the victim from the hospital while on the scene investigating.

State law defines felony murder as "the killing of one accidentally, contrary to the intention of the parties, while in the prosecution of some felonious act ..." 

Whitemore is held without bond at the Prince William-Manassas regional jail awaiting a February court date.

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Colonel Trautman

More unfair targeting of minorities in Dale Sh*tty and Hoodbridge. If there were only more social programs for these upstanding citizens to be involved in. Not to worry, since our county is now solidly blue, all of these problems will go away. Like they have in DC, Baltimore, Detroit, New York, Milwaukee, St Louis, Memphis, New Orleans, Los Angels where Democrats have run for decades....

EKIA

I was just thinking the same thing when Kyle Rittenhouse received his $2 million bail. Where was his father at when he decided to kill someone.

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American

He will be released on Monday due to COVID restrictions.

fake_journalist

Where where the father's at?

EKIA

where where the father's at? I'm not understanding where where and father is plural.

Soily

Perhaps PW Police did solve a crime death. Good for them. What were these dummies doing anyway? I don't see any gun charges, so does this mean the gun, or guns, involved were legally obtained? Or, that they just don't want to mess with the paper work. The State Legislature should make it a law that bad guys have to have mandatory gun safety training before committing a crime while carrying a firearm.

PWC resident since '69

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