Tue. Aug 9th, 2022

A DC police officer shot and wounded a minor who police say broke into a car in the early hours of Sunday.

A DC police officer shot and wounded a minor who police say broke into a car in the early hours of Sunday.

According to police, an officer was called to S Street NW, near Benjamin Banneker High School around 6 p.m. 2:30 to get a report of a burglary.

The officer found the minor sitting inside a car and asked him to raise his hands. According to police, the minor then showed a firearm and the officer shot him.

Police Assistant Andre Wright said the minor was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of “non-life-threatening injuries.”

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