1 killed in Southeast DC shooting

One person has been killed in a shooting in Southeast D.C.

It happened just after 5:15 p.m. Thursday. Police responded on the 4400 block of E Street for a report of a shooting and found a male approximately 17 years old who was shot. He was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

Police have recovered a weapon at the scene. A woman has remained and is cooperating with the investigation. Police said the woman and the victim were inside the location together.

Sixth District D.C. Police Commander Darnel Robinson was asked if the shooting was an accident and said that is the department’s preliminary conclusion.

Anyone with information on what happened is asked to call 202-727-9099.

Below is the area where the shooting happened.

WTOP’s Juan Herrera and Michelle Basch contributed to this report. 

Abigail Constantino

Abigail Constantino started her journalism career writing for a local newspaper in Fairfax County, Virginia. She is a graduate of American University and The George Washington University.

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