WASHINGTON - Authorities say a 16-year-old girl was shot and killed Sunday night in Southeast, D.C.
Police have identified the teenager as Taniya Jones of Brandywine, Maryland.
The shooting happened around 6:30 p.m. in the 4400 block of 3rd Street.
Jones and her friends were in the apartment on 3rd Street recording a video at the time of the shooting.
At this time, police have not released information regarding a suspect or motive.
A 15-year-old was shot and killed around the same time Sunday near 14th and U Street at a festival police describe as an ‘unpermitted event.’ Police say three others – including a police officer – were also shot and hurt at the event.
Elsewhere in D.C., police say a man was shot just before 3 a.m. Monday morning in the 1900 block of 8th Street in the Northwest and two people were shot in the unit block of New York Avenue around 3:30 a.m.