Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Monday, Nov. 6.
A bar fight at Velocity Five bar in Centreville ended in one man dying and another sustaining minor injuries early Saturday morning. Harold Garnett was found with serious upper body wounds, was transferred to the hospital in critical condition and was later pronounced dead. 38-year-old Vidal Flores Cuchillas was found hiding in nearby bushes and was initially arrested for Garnett’s “malicious wounding” (the charges are being amended). Police are now looking for two other suspects who abused the second individual.
26 people were killed on Sunday when a lone gunman opened fire at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. The shooter, who has been identified as 26-year-old Devin Kelley, once served in the U.S. Air Force and was discharged in 2014 for misconduct. In 2012, he was court-martialed for assaulting his spouse and child.
(The Washington Post)
On Oct. 15, Woodbridge’s 16-year-old Sinahi Aguilar-Cruz was taken from a house party by someone who proclaimed that they were a MS-13 gang member. Aguilar-Cruz was returned home, but as of Saturday, Nov. 4, Aguilar-Cruz was reported missing once again after having left her home at 11:30 p.m.
A new bike-share has made its way into Arlington, this one the app-based Spin Bikeshare. The bikes are dockless but do have locks that prevent the bikes from being used until someone checks it out using the app.
Haymarket’s Jefferson and Washington streets were shut down late Sunday night after a water main break. The cause of the break has not yet been determined.
(Prince William Times)
Woodbridge’s “winter” homeless shelter at 14730 Potomac Mills Road has been refurbished by Streetlight Community Outreach to now serve the homeless community year-round. The shelter is for adults only.
(What’s Up Prince William)
Richard Tajalle, Jr. of Stafford County won the Virginia Lottery’s $250,000 scratch-off game’s top prize. Tajalle purchased the winning ticket at the Mountain View Market (1259 Mountain View Road).