Prince William Police Report for Wednesday, Sept. 11

News release from Prince William County Police

Reckless Handling of a Firearm *ARREST – On September 10, officers concluded an investigation into the shooting that was reported to have occurred at an apartment located in the 3100 block of Chesapeake Dr. in Dumfries (22191) on August 30 at 2:00PM. The investigation revealed that the accused fired a shot that went through the floor into the apartment below. The accused was visiting the apartment and fled the scene prior to police arrival. No injuries were reported. Following the investigation, the accused, identified as Nicholas TAYMAN, was arrested.
Arrested on September 10: [No Photo Available]
Nicholas TAYMAN, 22, 48290 Wynne Rd. in Ridge, MD

Court Date: October 22, 2019 | Status: Released on a Court Summons

  • Shooting into a Dwelling [Previously Released] – On August 30 at 7:17PM, officers responded to the Orchard Landing Apartments located in the 3100 block of Chesapeake Dr in Dumfries (22026) to investigate a destruction or property. The residents of an apartment reported to police that sometime between 2:00PM and 2:30PM, a bullet entered the residence and became lodged in the kitchen counter. The residents were not home at the time of the incident. No injuries or other property damage were reported.

Anyone with information regarding the incidents listed in this report is asked to contact the

Prince William County Police Department tipline at 703.792.7000 or submit a webtip to: