Police identified the victim as Malachi Lukes. They say the shooting was reported around 2 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of S Street. Officers say they arrived and found Lukes suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died.
FOX 5's Evan Lambert confirmed Lukes was handcuffed in June 2019 by Metro Transit Police. An officer tased an adult coming to the teen's defense.
Investigators say a second victim, also a 13-year-old boy, was found suffering from a gunshot wound in the 600 block of Rhode Island Avenue. He was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police are offering a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the homicide.