Three people wounded in two violent attacks in the District

Two juveniles were shot and wounded and a man was stabbed Friday night during two separate attacks inNorthwest Washington, D.C. police said.

Police found the two youths, both male, conscious and breathing at 1st and Bates streets NW about 10:30 p.m., said Officer Hugh Carew, a spokesman. Ages and conditions were not immediately available.

About 30 minutes earlier, a man was stabbed and wounded at 14th Street and Parkwood Place.

The victim was taken to a hospital and police searched for a black male with white hair and a t-shirt around his neck, Carew said.

Police did not know a motive for either incident.

Clarence Williams is the night police reporter for The Washington Post and has spent the better part of 13 years standing next to crime scene tape, riding in police cars or waking officials in the middle of night to gather information about breaking news in and around Washington.
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