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Police: 2 teens shot within hours in Southeast DC

Officers say both teens were found conscious and breathing. Their current condition remains unknown at this time.

WASHINGTON — Police are investigating two separate shootings after two teens were injured within a mile apart, spanning from Tuesday night to Wednesday morning in Southeast D.C.

According to a tweet from the Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting happened in the 2300 block of Good Hope Court around 9:15 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found a 14-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound. 

In the same district, hours later, the second shooting happened around 9:15 p.m. at the 2200 block of Savannah Terrace SE. Upon arrival, police found a 17-year-old boy who had been shot. 

Officers say both teens were found conscious and breathing. Their current condition remains unknown at this time. 

Investigators have not released any suspect's description or motives in either shooting.

Anyone with information should call the department tip line at (202) 727-9099 or text 50411.

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