A teenage boy has died after being shot on the Brookland Metro Station in Northeast on Thursday afternoon, authorities say. D.C. police have launched a photograph of the suspected shooter.

WTOP’s Mike Murillo reported dwell from the Brookland Metro Station.

A teenage boy has died after being shot on the Brookland Metro Station in Northeast on Thursday afternoon, authorities say. D.C. police have launched pictures of the suspected shooter.

A bunch of youngsters had been concerned in an “bodily altercation” simply earlier than 4 p.m. on the platform of the metro station, which is positioned within the 800 block of Monroe Street, Deputy Chief Maurice McKinney with Metro Transit Police stated at a information convention.

“A suspect not concerned within the altercation pulled out a firearm and photographs had been fired,” McKinney stated.

While the teenager who was shot was concerned within the struggle, it isn’t clear if the teenager was the shooter’s meant goal, McKinney stated.

Police shared two pictures of the suspect within the capturing on social media.

D.C. police launched two pictures of a suspect in a lethal capturing at a metro station in Northeast on April 4, 2024.
(Courtesy D.C. police)

Courtesy D.C. police

Police are looking for a suspect within the capturing, which left a teenage boy lifeless on April 4, 2024.
(Courtesy D.C. Police)

Courtesy D.C. Police

metro police car
D.C. police have taken over the investigation into the capturing, which occurred at Brookland Metro Station simply earlier than 4 p.m.
(WTOP/Mike Murillo )

WTOP/Mike Murillo

Authorities carried out CPR on the teenager however he was pronounced lifeless on the scene by D.C. Fire and EMS personnel, D.C. police Assistant Chief Leslie Parsons stated. Police haven’t recognized the teenager.

McKinney stated particular cops had been on the platform when photographs had been fired and people officers had been capable of “defend patrons and get them to security.”

The Brookland station is closed as D.C. police examine the capturing. Red line trains are bypassing the station and proceed to function in each instructions, according to Metro. Shuttle bus service is being provided.

After the capturing, folks on the principle campus of Catholic University, close by the metro station, had been requested to shelter-in-place “because of an energetic risk,” according to the school’s website. It’s not clear if the shelter-in-place was prompted by the capturing; WTOP has reached out to the college.

D.C. police are investigating the capturing and ask anybody with data to name the division at 202-727-9099

This story is creating. Check again with WTOP for updates.

WTOP’s Veronica Canales contributed to this report. WTOP’s Mike Murillo is on the scene.

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