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Police: Man, 17-year-old girl shot in Northeast DC, officers searching for suspects

Police: Man, 17-year-old girl shot in Northeast DC, officers searching for suspects (ABC7)

Police say a man and a 17-year old girl were shot in Northeast Washington Thursday afternoon.

The girl died days later. police say.

The shooting happened in the 1400 block of Saratoga Avenue, NE, at around 3:30 p.m.

According to Police Chief Peter Newsham, the girl, who was an innocent bystander in her vehicle at the time of the shooting, was transported to the hospital unconscious and breathing. Police say she was shot in her head.

She died of her injuries on Saturday, police say.

Meanwhile, the man also transported, but he is conscious and breathing.

Police are looking for two black men who are said to be wearing white t-shirts in relation to the shootings, the may be travelling in a gold Honda Accord.

The 1400 block of Saratoga and Montana avenues are closed to pedestrian and vehicle traffic as authorities investigate.

This story will be updated.

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