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Posted at 12:09 AM ET, 08/31/2011

Male shot in SW Washington

A shooting Tuesday night in the far Southwest area of the District left one person seriously wounded, D.C. police said.

The victim was described as a male juvenile, but his age could not be learned immediately.

He was taken to a hospital after the shooting, which occurred at an apartment development on Galveston Street, between South Capitol Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue.

A police spokesman said initial reports indicated that the shooting victim was conscious and breathing when officers reached the scene.

By Ckarence Williams  |  12:09 AM ET, 08/31/2011

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