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Police: Boy shot in SW DC, taken to the hospital

DC Police said they are looking for a black 2008-2011 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan with tinted windows, a sunroof and unknown rear Virginia temporary tags.

WASHINGTON — DC Police are searching for suspects involved in a shooting in Southwest, D.C. which has injured a young boy. 

Shortl after 2:30 p.m., officers responded to reports of shots fired near the intersection of 3rd and I Streets, SW near the Wharf neighborhood. DC Police said a juvenile male, who they estimate to be around 12 years old, was shot. He is conscious and breathing currently, according to police, and has been transported to a local hospital for treatment. 

DC Police are asking for the public to be on the lookout for a black 2008-2011 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan with tinted windows, a sunroof, unknown rear Virginia temporary tags (no front tags), and a sticker on the rear driver’s side vent window. Anyone with information about the shooting or the lookout car should call DC Police at 1-888-919-2746 or text 50411; you can remain anonymous. 

Credit: DC Police
Police are looking for a black 2008-2011 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan with tinted windows, a sunroof, unknown rear Virginia temporary tags (no front tags), and a sticker on the rear driver’s side vent window.


This is a developing story and WUSA9 will continue to update as we get more information on the boy's condition, suspects or car lookout information and the shooting itself. 

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