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15-Year-Old Killed in Shooting Near Shaw Metro Station

Police are investigating a homicide that took place near the entrance of the Shaw-Howard Metro station

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Police are investigating a shooting that killed one teenager and injured a man outside the Shaw-Howard Metro station on Saturday, authorities said.

Blue Bryant, of Northwest D.C., was killed, police said. He was 15.

Officers were alerted to a shooting in the 1700 block of Eighth Street NW at 9:20 p.m. by gunshot-detecting technology, police said.

Police found Bryant and a man at the intersection of 8th and R streets NW. Both were suffering from gunshot wounds, police said.

D.C. Fire and EMS responded and transported them both to a hospital.

Bryant died of his injuries the next day. The other victim had an injury not considered to be life-threatening and was released from the hospital.

During the shooting investigation, trains bypassed service to the Shaw-Howard station.

Police are offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of a suspect or suspects. Anyone with information can call the police at 202-727-9099, or send an anonymous tip by texting 50411.

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