Man accused of shooting 17-year-old girl in NE DC

Two people were shot in broad daylight on Saratoga Avenue in Northeast. That's near Rhode Island Avenue in the Brentwood neighborhood

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - A man has been arrested after he allegedly shot a 17-year-old girl and another person in Northeast, D.C. on Thursday afternoon, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. 

The double shooting happened in the 1400 block of Saratoga Avenue NW around 3:30 p.m. The teen was driving through the intersection when she was shot in the head, according to a police report. She was taken to the hospital in grave condition. 

A man was also found suffering from a gunshot wound to his buttocks. He was transferred to the hospital. 

Police arrested 21-year-old Philip Carlos McDaniel and charged with assault with intent to kill.

This case remains under investigation. Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099.  Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.  The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a violent offense committed in the District of Columbia.

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