Juvenile Dead After Found Near Petworth Metro with Stab Wound

A juvenile died Saturday night after being found suffering from a stab wound by an MPD mountain bike officer in Petworth at about 7:30 p.m., MPD said late Saturday night.

The juvenile, a boy, has not been identified.

A message on the Fourth District listserve indicated that he was transported to the hospital and later pronounced dead.

MPD’s message said:

At approximately 7:30 pm today, an officer on a mountain bike was patrolling in the south alley of the 900 block of Quincy Street , NW. when he encountered a juvenile male who was suffering from a severe stab wound to his abdomen. The officer rendered first aid until an ambulance arrived, and the victim was transported to the hospital. It is unknown at this time who stabbed this young man or why he was stabbed.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call 1-888-919 CRIME

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