Editor’s Note: The Metropolitan Police Department provided an updated age for the student who died as a result of the shooting. That update has been made in the story version you see here.
WASHINGTON (DC News Now) — Police said 17-year-old Jefferson Luna-Perez died Wednesday afternoon after someone shot him outside of Roosevelt High School.
Officers responded to the 4300 block of 13th St. NW around 2:25 p.m. for reports of a shooting, which the Metropolitan Police Department said happened in the school parking lot.
When they arrived, they found Luna-Perez who was a student at the school, unconscious. Medics took him to the hospital where he died. Officers found a gun at the scene.
Police said the high school went into lockdown as a result of the shooting.