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Man, 19, arrested for firing shots following brawl at Va. high school

Johnnie Pablito Kamara, also known as “Blaze,” is accused of firing several shots and injuring a woman in a brawl. (Prince William County police)

Johnnie Pablito Kamara, of no fixed address, was arrested Saturday afternoon, a day after a brawl broke out at Gar-Field High School in Woodbridge.

According to officials, officers were called to break up several disorderly crowds following the basketball game Friday. There were no injuries or arrests made, and some of the teens regrouped at nearby Potomac Mills Mall.

There was no fighting at the mall, but police were called again to break up the groups.

About 10:45 p.m., two of the groups involved in the incidents at the school and the mall reconvened in the area of Old Triangle Road and Heth Court in Dumfries, where another fight ensued.

During the fight, Kamara, also known by the name “Blaze,”pulled out a handgun and fired several shots, police said. No one was injured and the groups dispersed.

Kamara got into a car with other people from his group and they drove to the area of Old Triangle and Sigel Court. There, Kamara fired several shots from the car at two uninvolved people who were walking on the sidewalk.

One of the pedestrians, an 18-year-old woman from Triangle, was grazed by a bullet to the head. She was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

Court date and bond information are not yet available, Prince William County police said.


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