Tyus James Terrell and Quatrail Raynard Smalls : “Hefty Reward for Arrest of Suspect in Shooting Death – Prince William County Police Department”

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : PRINCE WILLIAM, Va. – The Prince William County Police Department (PWCPD) is offering a substantial reward for any information that could lead to the arrest of the suspect involved in the fatal shooting of a 26-year-old man. The incident took place on November 14 in the 3700 block of Wharf Ln. in Triangle.

According to the PWCPD, officers responded to reports of gunshots in the area at around 8:41 p.m. Upon arrival, they discovered a male victim lying on the ground and immediately provided him with first aid. Sadly, despite their efforts, the victim succumbed to his injuries after being transported to a nearby hospital.

During the initial investigation, authorities found shell casings on Wharf Ln. and a residence in the Linden Park Apartment complex that had been struck by gunfire. Luckily, no other injuries or property damage were reported.

The victim was identified as Quatrail Raynard Smalls, a resident of Big Stone Gap. The suspect, Tyus James Terrell, 27, from Fredericksburg, was also identified. Police have determined that both men knew each other, and the incident was not a random act of violence.

In their pursuit of justice, Prince William County detectives, with the assistance of the Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office, executed multiple search warrants in Spotsylvania County. However, their attempts to locate Terrell have been unsuccessful thus far.

Terrell is now wanted for murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He is described as a black male, approximately 5’11” tall, weighing 200 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, and a chest tattoo.

To aid in Terrell’s arrest, the PWCPD is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for any information leading to his apprehension. Detectives are actively investigating the circumstances that led to the shooting and are urging anyone with information to come forward.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the police at 703-792-6500 or submit a tip online at pwcva.gov/policetip. The investigation is ongoing.

Prince William County, located in Northern Virginia, is the second most populous county in the state, with a population of 482,204 as of 2020. It is situated approximately 35 miles southwest of Washington, D.C.

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