Boy stabbed on Metrobus in DC

A boy was taken to the hospital after he was stabbed on a Metrobus in D.C. Tuesday evening.

Around 6 p.m., a fight broke out aboard a bus at Bruce Place and Jasper Place near John Hayden Johnson Middle School in Southeast D.C., according to Metro spokesman Ian Jannetta.

Once the driver stopped the bus, the people involved in the fight — including the boy — ran away.

The boy was quickly found near the bus with stab wounds.

According to Jannetta, the boy was taken to the hospital and is expected to be OK.

The bus was taken out of service after the altercation.

The investigation is ongoing.

Below is a map of where the incident occurred.

Lauren Hamilton

Lauren Hamilton is an Associate Producer at WTOP and a graduate of the University of Maryland. She enjoys covering the intersection of arts, culture and social justice in local communities. She began as an intern with WTOP in the summer of 2021.

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