Two shot in Northeast Washington

June 19, 2013

Two teenagers were shot and wounded Tuesday night in the Ivy City neighborhood of Northeast Washington, according to D.C. police.

The shootings occurred about 10:30 p.m. in the 1900 block of Capital Avenue NE., just off New York Avenue. Police said the teens, 17 and 18 years old, suffered what appeared to be non life-threatening injuries.

Officer Araz Alali, a D.C. police spokesman, said the 17-year-old was struck in the body and legs. He said the other victim was wounded in the buttocks.

No other details were released.

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