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MPD: 2 juveniles shot in SE DC

A call came in around 4:50 p.m. Saturday afternoon regarding the shooting in the 4000 block of Wheeler Road.

WASHINGTON — Police are investigating after two juveniles were shot in Southeast D.C. Saturday afternoon.

A call regarding the shooting came into the Metropolitan Police Department around 4:50 p.m.

Detectives say two juveniles were found in the 4000 block of Wheeler Road suffering from gunshot wounds. At the time, they were both conscious and breathing.

Police have not revealed the identities of the juveniles. 

Officers are working to establish a motive in this case as well as identify any possible suspects.

Stay with WUSA9 as we follow this incident and provide the latest updates as they come into our newsroom.


A 5-year-old boy has died from injuries he received in an apartment fire in Southeast D.C.

On Monday, March 13, just four days after the fire, officials confirmed the boy died from his injuries.

The condition of a second child injured in the fire, a 9-year-old boy, remains unknown.

According to DC Fire and EMS, on Thursday, March 9, the fire ignited at an apartment in the 3300 block of 6th Street. It originated in a first-floor unit. 

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