Teen arrested in shootings near Nationals Park

D.C. police have arrested a 15-year-old from Temple Hills, Maryland, in connection with a series of shootings Saturday night in Southwest.

Four people were wounded shortly before 11 p.m. near Nationals Park. A 16-year-old girl, a 17-year-old boy and two men were taken to the hospital with injuries that are not life threatening.

Earlier, police had said the 16-year-old was wounded in the 100 block of P Street Southwest. One man suffered a minor wound along Potomac Avenue Southwest, and the other two were wounded near the Navy Yard Metro station.

The unidentified teen has been charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, and police are still searching for a second suspect in the shootings. Surveillance footage of that suspect is shown below.

Anyone with information is asked to call D.C. police at 202-727-9099 or to text them at 50411. D.C. police offer a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a violent crime.

Jack Pointer

Jack contributes to WTOP.com when he's not working as the afternoon/evening radio writer. In a previous life, he helped edit The Dallas Morning News and Chicago Tribune.

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