Teen shot to death in Southeast DC, police search for 2 suspects

A teenage boy was fatally shot in Southeast on Monday and D.C. police are searching for two suspects.

D.C. police said a call came in just before 4 p.m. Monday for a shooting on Green Street near 16th Street in Anacostia.

When officers arrived, they found the victim unconscious and not breathing, and he was later pronounced dead.

Police described one of the male suspects who was last seen with medium-length dreadlocks wearing a white and beige short sleeve hoodie.

A second male suspect was described by police as having light complexion and a beard. He was dressed in all black wearing a sweatshirt, pants and shoes.

Below is a map where the shooting took place:

Grace Newton

Grace Newton is an Associate Producer at WTOP. She also works as an associate producer for NPR Newscast. Grace was born and raised in North Carolina but has lived in D.C. since 2018. Grace graduated from American University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and minor in art history in 2022.

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