KIPP DC College Preparatory student dies after shooting in northeast DC

A student at KIPP DC College Preparatory has died after a shooting in northeast DC, school officials confirm.

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The incident happened Friday afternoon on Mt Olivet Rd NE and Capitol Ave NE around 3:45 p.m. Police say they found the teenager unconscious and barely breathing.

KCP officials confirmed the victim succumbed to his injuries to FOX 5 on Tuesday.

FOX 5 is told the victim is a Kipp DC College Preparatory. 

"This is incredibly upsetting news and we will wrap our arms around our students, staff and our whole school community as we process this traumatic news," a letter from KCP to students, parents and staff reads.


Police are still searching for the suspect.