Boy hospitalized after early morning shooting in Northwest DC

- A boy has been hospitalized after police say he was shot in Northwest D.C. The shooting happened around 5 a.m. in the 5900 block of 13th Street.

Police say they responded to the area after hearing the sound of rapid gunshots. They were flagged down by a vehicle with the wounded boy inside.

Officers followed the vehicle to Children’s Hospital where the gunshot victim was identified as juvenile Hispanic male. He suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the right foot. Police have not released the age of the shooting victim.

Police are still investigating this case. Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.

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