Teens Likely Unintended Targets in Southeast D.C. Shooting

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    A police report says two 17-year-olds were likely unintended targets in a triple shooting near a southeast D.C. school 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 around 9 a.m.

    A suspect then approached the three victims and fired 5 or 6 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.

    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.

    All three suffered injuries that are not life-threatening.

    Police used dogs and helicopters to search for two gunmen, who remain at large.