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Shooting on the Grounds of Coolidge High School at 6315 5th Street, NW

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fourth District are investigating the shooting which occurred at Coolidge High School located at 6315 5th Street, NW.

On Wednesday, September 19, 2012, at approximately 3:15 pm, units from the Fourth District responded to the 6315 5th Street, NW for the report of a shooting.  Upon arrival, they located a male, in his late teens, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital.

The suspect, a male in his late teens, was immediately taken into custody after a brief foot chase by members of the Metropolitan Police Department.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.