Teen fatally shot in NW D.C.
Update, 9:54 p.m.:
A 16-year-old was fatally shot in the head Tuesday afternoon on a street corner in the Petworth area of Northwest Washington, D.C. police said.
Police responded for the sounds of gunshots at 8th Street and Delafield Place about 4:30 p.m., and found Prince Okorie, of Northwest Washington, suffering from gunshot wounds, said Officer Hugh Carew, a spokesman. Okorie was taken to a hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
A witness told police that three young males, fled the scene on foot, but it was not clear whether they were involved with the shooting.
A man was shot and critically wounded Tuesday afternoon in Northwest Washington, D.C., police said.
Officers were called to 8th and Delafield Place and found the victim with a gunshot wound to the head around 4:30 p.m., said Officer Hugh Carew, a police spokesman.
The victim was unconscious and not breathing at the scene, authorities said. He was taken to a hospital in life-threatening condition.
It was not immediately known what led to the shooting.
| November 30, 2010; 8:02 PM ET
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