WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington D.C. Metro Police Department is investigating a double shooting involving two children that took place last night in Northeast D.C. The shooting happened on the 700 Block of 18th Street last night.
In a press conference at the scene last night Captain Augustine described the events that took place. After responding to a call for the shooting at approximately 9pm, Augustine said, “Upon arrival they found two gun shot victims; one a 13 year-old male, and the other a 3 year-old female. The 3 year-old female is suffering from a graze wound. Both injuries we believe are non-life threatening and both victims have transported to the hospital for treatment. We have no known suspect right now.”
A vehicle of interest is a dark Nissan with tinted windows, last seen northbound in the 700 block of 18th Street. Preliminary investigation shows the two children were shot outside.
Augustine also said that If you have any information about this incident, please call the police at 202-727-9099 or TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411. This shooting remains under investigation.