Person of Interest Sought in Southeast D.C. Shooting

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    Police released surveillance video of a person of interest in a southeast D.C. triple shooting in which two 17-year-old victims were likely unintended targets Tuesday morning.

    D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said the teens and a 20-year-old were getting off a Metrobus in the 3100 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE when they got into an altercation at 8:49 a.m.

    3 Wounded in Shooting Near Ballou High School

    [DC] 3 Wounded in Shooting Near Ballou High School
    DC police are looking for the person who opened fire, wounding three people - including two students - just a cuople blocks from Ballou High School Tuesday morning. (Published Tuesday, May 6, 2014)

    Someone approached the three victims and fired five or six shots. The teens were "in the area and were subsequently struck by gunfire," according to a D.C. police report obtained by News4.

    Both teens are students at Ballou High School. The third victim is a former student at the school.

    All three are expected to recover from their injuries.