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Man, juvenile shot in Southeast DC

Police are investigating after two people were shot in Southeast DC on the 4th of July.

WASHINGTON — Police are investigating after a man and a juvenile were shot in Southeast D.C. on the evening of the 4th of July. 

According to a tweet from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD), the shooting happened just before 10 p.m. in the 2300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE. 

When officers arrived they found a man and a juvenile had been shot. One victim told police he was on a bike riding behind the bus stop in the area when he realized he had been shot. He said he ran until he collapsed in front of 2323 Pennsylvania Avenue SE. The second victim told police he was walking in the alley adjacent to the 2300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue when he felt a sharp pain in his shoulder. He told police it wasn't until he got home that he realized he'd been shot. 

Police have not released any suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information should call MPD at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to 50411. 

This is a developing story. More details will be added as they become available. 


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