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Posted at 06:34 PM ET, 05/31/2011

Boy, 15, shot dead in D.C.

A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed in Northwest Washington late Monday evening.

The victim, Isaiah Harris of Northwest, was found around 10:15 p.m. by police who went to the 1400 block of New Jersey Ave. NW to investigate what they believed to be the sounds of gunfire.

Police found Harris and a second person suffering from gunshot wounds. Both people were taken to the hospital and Harris died shortly before 11 p.m.

Police did not release any information about the second victim.

Homicide detectives are investigating the incident.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  06:34 PM ET, 05/31/2011

Categories:  The District, Theola Labbé-DeBose


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