Teen shot near D.C. Elementary School

WASHINGTON — A teenager was shot near an elementary school in the District on Friday afternoon.

Metropolitan Police say it happened just down the street from Stanton Elementary School in Southeast before 4 p.m.

The boy was conscious and breathing when police arrived and he was taken to the hospital. His injuries are non-life threatening.

Sources told NBC4 the shooting victim may be as young as 14 years old.

They are looking for a shooter described as a black man with short hair who stands about 5’10” to  5’11”. He was last seen wearing a navy blue jacket with a white stripe on the sleeves.


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