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14-year-old arrested for shooting 13-year-old in Southeast, police say

Police say the boy is expected to be okay.

WASHINGTON — Police have arrested a 14-year-old girl for allegedly shooting a 13-year-old boy in Southeast DC Monday.

According to the Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting happened in the 2300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue just before 4 p.m.

Investigators say the teen was taken to a nearby hospital for help and is expected to survive. Police believe the 13-year-old was targeted in the shooting. 

Officers arrested an unidentified 14-year-old girl for the shooting Tuesday. She has been charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon. The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time. 

Police are still searching for a second suspect. No description has been released. 

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department's TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. 


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