Authorities investigate the shooting of 4 people in Frederick County

Used by permission Frederick County Virginia Government

A news release from the Virginia State Police (VSP) Public Relations Director Corinne N. Geller states that the investigation of an incident in which four were shot in Frederick County is on going.

Four victims were transported to Winchester Medical Center with non life threatening wounds from a shooting at the Clearbrook rest stop on Interstate 81 mile maker 320 yesterday Dec. 26.

Cesar Avila and a female were getting into a domestic dispute at the rest stop according to the release.

Three men stepped in to try to prevent the altercation from becoming physical when Avila shot them and the female.

Avila fled the scene and three of the four shot were transported to Winchester Medical Center for treatment.

One of the male victims suffered more serious but non life threatening injuries and flown to INOVA Hospital in Fairfax.

Avila was tracked to Airport Road in Winchester where he was found in his car suffering from an apparent shelf inflected wound.

Avila was transported to the Winchester Medical Center where he succumbed to his injury.

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