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2 Teens Killed, Woman Hurt in Northwest DC Shooting: Police

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Two teenage boys died and a woman was hurt in a shooting Saturday evening in Northwest D.C., police say.

An officer who was about a block away heard gunshots in the area of the 6000 block of 13th Street NW a little after 5 p.m., Police Chief Peter Newsham said.

Wilfredo Torres (Courtesy of family)

Officers then found 17-year-old Wilfredo Torres, 16-year-old Jaime Zelaya and a woman suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside an apartment building, police said Sunday. One teen died at the scene and the other died at a hospital, Newsham said.

The woman was treated for non-life threatening injuries, police said.

A witness saw a man leave the building on foot and get into a dark-colored car, Newsham said.

The shooting happened in a busy area near a Walmart and other stores and restaurants on Georgia Avenue NW. The Metropolitan Police Department's Fourth District station is also nearby.

Newsham said the shooting did not appear to be random and police are still investigating the motive.

Police are offering a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that can give information that leads to an arrest and conviction in the killings. Anyone with information can call 202-727-9099 or text anonymously to 50411.

Stay with News4 and NBCWashington.com for updates to this developing story.

Editor's Note: This story originally reported that two shooting victims were men, per police. Police now say they were teens.

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