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Man Shot Near DC Elementary School

The shooting happened in front of Powell Elementary School in Northwest D.C., police say

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A 19-year-old man was critically injured in a shooting near an elementary school in Northwest D.C. Tuesday, police say.

The shooting happened about 4:15 p.m. in front of Powell Elementary School on Upshur Street NW, D.C. police said.

Medics took the man to a hospital. He was conscious and breathing, police said.

D.C. police tweeted a lookout description for a possible suspect in the shooting.

Powell Elementary School is across the street from Theodore Roosevelt High School.

Stay with News4 for updates to this developing story.

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