Teen shoots teen in Southeast, DC police say

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly shooting another teenager in Southeast D.C. last month.

The accused shooter turned himself in at a district station on Sunday, according to D.C. police.

Officers said they responded to the 1500 block of Alabama Avenue SE on April 26 for a report of a shooting.

When police arrived, they found a 16-year-old suffering from gunshot wounds.

He was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

He was charged pursuant to a D.C. Superior Court custody order with assault with intent to commit murder.

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Will Vitka

William Vitka is a Digital Writer/Editor for WTOP.com. He's been in the news industry for over a decade. Before joining WTOP, he worked for CBS News, Stuff Magazine, The New York Post and wrote a variety of books—about a dozen of them, with more to come.

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