Teenage boy shot near elementary school in Southeast DC

A teenage boy is in the hospital after being shot near an elementary school in Southeast D.C. on Monday afternoon.

Around 2:15 p.m., D.C. police reported to 14th Street SE near the DC Prep Anacostia Elementary Campus where they found the boy suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg.

The boy was taken to a hospital, according to police. His current condition is unknown.

Police don’t have a suspect in custody.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the department at (202) 727-9099 or by texting 50411.

Below is a map of the area where the shooting took place.

Ciara Wells

Ciara Wells is a freelance digital writer/editor at WTOP. She is a recent graduate of American University where she studied journalism and Spanish. Before joining WTOP, she was the opinion team editor at a student publication and a content specialist at an HBCU in Detroit.

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