MPD: Man shot in the face in SE

A man was hospitalized after he was shot in the face in Southeast Washington, police say.

The shooting happened Monday in the 3800 block of 9th St. SE, which is next to the Achievement Prep School. An elementary school is less than two blocks from the scene.

Police found the victim in an alley shortly after 1:40 p.m. He was flown to an area hospital.

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