13-year-old boy stabbed in Southeast DC

A 13-year-old boy was stabbed in the leg and taken to the hospital in Southeast D.C. Friday night.

It happened around 11:30 p.m. near the intersection of 37th Street and Ridge Road in the Fort Dupont neighborhood.

D.C. police said the teenager is expected to survive and that the stabbing was a targeted incident.

No arrests have been made, but police said they believe another juvenile is the suspected stabber.

Luke Garrett

Luke Garrett is a D.C. native dedicated to journalism. He joined the WTOP newsroom in 2020 after graduating from the University of San Diego, where he studied physics and philosophy.

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