Teenager in serious condition after shooting at Georgia Ave. Petworth Metro Station

The Metro Transit Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place Thursday evening on the platform at the Georgia Ave-Petworth station. 

MTPD said officers responded to the Georgia Ave-Petworth Metro Station just before 5 p.m. and found a 17-year-old male victim with gunshot wounds on the platform. 

Based on preliminary information, the department believes the victim was shot during an altercation with a group of individuals. 

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Authorities say the victim was conscious and alert and transported to the hospital in serious condition.

The MTPD is still investigating the incident and looking for the suspect and/or suspects involved. 

Trains are currently bypassing Georgia Ave. with single tracking between Georgia Ave and Fort Totten due to the police investigation. Travelers can expect delays.