Police are looking for someone who reportedly fired several shots into the air in front of the IHOP on Smoketown Road on Sept. 21, Prince William County Police spokesperson Jonathan Perok said.
Police initially responded at 2:26 a.m. to the IHOP at 13718 Smoketown Road in Woodbridge for the report of a shooting. The caller told police that several gunshots were fired after a fight in front of the business.
"Officers arrived and located two victims, a 39-year-old man of Woodbridge and a 38-year-old man of Washington, DC, suffering from injuries to their faces," Perok said. "Both men reported that a large fight had broken out in front of the business and they were struck by unknown assailants. During the encounter, someone fired multiple rounds into the air. No one was reported to have been struck by the shots that were fired."
The victims sustained injuries that were not life-threatening. The victims could not describe their attackers.