DC police seek a teen gunman following 2 fatalities on a bus near a prep school

Police in Washington, D.C., are on the hunt for a teen suspect accused of pulling a firearm and shooting two passengers aboard a city bus during a reported arguement.

Two people were shot on Thursday morning at a Washington, D.C., school bus. Authorities said that the suspect teen is still at large.

According to the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, the shootings took place around 8 a.m. on the metro bus at the 800 block of Yuma Street. The scene is located across the street from KIPP DC Legacy College Preparatory School.

According to police, the suspect was described as a Black male with a camo shirt and black hoodie. He is about 17 years old and stands between 4 and 5 feet tall with a thin build.

FOX5 DC reported that the shooting was triggered by an argument between two passengers.


According to police, officers are looking for the gunman who is about 17 years old. (FOX5DC WTTG

According to authorities, one passenger pulled out his gun and fired. struck the other passenger and then a ricochet hit a juvenile female.

According to police, the shootings took place around 8 a.m. on the metro bus located in the 800 block Yuma Street. (FOX5DC WTTG

The victims were said to have suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

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Police said that the victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries. (FOX5DC WTTG

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According to the outlet, several students from the preparatory school were on the bus at time of shooting but weren’t hurt. Officials at the school said that they had been in touch with police and didn’t need to issue an alert.

Police advised the public to not approach the suspect but to call 911 instead.

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