16-year-old boy stabbed to death in area of NoMa-Gallaudet U Metro station in D.C.


    A 16-year-old boy was stabbed to death Tuesday afternoon in the area of the NoMa-Gallaudet U Metro station.

    The boy was stabbed in the chest in the 1300 block of 2nd Street, NE around 4:35 p.m., D.C. police said.

    D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham said the the victim was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. He had been unconscious and unresponsive with life-threatening injuries.

    Witnesses told both police and ABC7 that a group of teens from a nearby school were fighting when all of the sudden one fell with two stab wounds. The group then scattered, police said.

    A manager of a nearby Five Guys performed CPR on the victim following the stabbing, according to a witness who spoke with ABC7.

    Newsham said D.C. police are investigating the death as a homicide. They did not currently have a lead on a suspect.

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