Shooting on DC Metro train platform injures 3

A woman and two teenagers were shot Thursday morning at the Benning Road subway station in Northeast Washington.

Police said there is currently “no ongoing threat” and the victims are a 34-year-old woman and two 15-year-old boys. The teenager is believed to be the intended target of life-threatening injuries. The woman and the other teenager are expected to be in good condition.

The shooting reportedly happened around 9 a.m. after a physical altercation between the critically injured teenager and three others. One of the suspects pulled out a gun and fired, striking the teenager. Stray bullets hit the other two victims who were sitting on a nearby bench, police said.

All three suspects are juveniles and were wearing black clothing and puffy coats. No weapon was found at the scene. Officials notified school resource officers of possible student involvement.

Metro employees say that the “Silver” and “Blue” trains are bypassing the station. Silver Line trains run between Ashburn and Stadium Armory and Blue Line trains run once between Stadium Armory and Addison Road. Shuttle buses are requested.

The incident comes after a man was shot and killed by an off-duty FBI agent at the Metro Center station downtown. FOX 5 DC.

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