- A 17-year-old has been charged in the death of a northern Virginia couple
- Police say he shot himself after killing Scott and Buckley Fricker on Friday
- The teen had been dating the couple’s daughter but the family had recently encouraged her to break up with him due to his neo-Nazi views
A teenager has been charged with fatally shooting a couple in their northern Virginia home.
Police say the 17-year-old shot himself after shooting the couple and is hospitalized in life-threatening condition.
Police in Fairfax County, a Washington suburb, announced Saturday they filed charges against the teen. His name wasn’t released because of his age.
Scott Fricker, 48, and his wife, 43-year-old Buckley Kuhn-Fricker, were shot Friday in their home in the community of Reston.
A 17-year-old has been charged with fatally shooting Scott Fricker, 48, and his wife, 43-year-old Buckley Kuhn-Fricker (pictured) on Friday in their Reston, Virginia, home
Police say the teen knew the victims, who confronted him when he entered their home.
The Washington Post reported Saturday the suspect had been dating the couple’s daughter, but that the family had recently persuaded her to break up with him because he espoused neo-Nazi philosophies.
According to WTSP, the couple had two children a 16-year-old girl and a nine-year-old boy.
‘He was very friendly. Played out at the [basketball] hoop all of the time. I am just sick about it,’ a neighbor driving by the Fricker’s house told the station
The Washington Post reported Saturday the suspect had been dating the couple’s daughter, but that the family had recently persuaded her to break up with him because he espoused neo-Nazi philosophies (Pictured, the couple’s home)
While police comforted the boy, neighbors saw another person who was injured come out on a gurney but could not tell who it was. That person has not been identified by police but is in critical condition.
Police say several people were inside the home when the shooting happened. Detectives were interested in a white Honda CRV with North Carolina plates. They took it away.