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Teen Shot at Petworth Metro Station

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A teenage boy was shot at a Metro station in D.C.'s Petworth neighborhood Thursday evening, police say.

Metro police said the 17-year-old was shot during a fight on the Georgia Ave-Petworth platform shortly before 5 p.m. The suspect ran off after the shooting, police said.

The boy was conscious and alert when medics took him to a hospital. Police said he was in serious condition.

Investigators are trying to find the suspect involved in the shooting.

Yellow and Green Line trains bypassed the station until about 8 p.m. as police investigated.

Stay with News4 for updates to this developing story.

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