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17-year-old killed, 20 shot including an off-duty police officer at large gathering in D.C.

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Posted at 11:01 AM, Aug 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-09 13:30:25-04

WASHINGTON D.C. — A 17-year-old boy was killed and 20 people were shot, including an off-duty police officer, in Washington D.C. early Sunday morning at a large gathering.

The victim was identified as 17-year-old Christopher Brown and police say the off-duty 1st District police officer was shot and is in the hospital fighting for her life.

Officers said another 17-year-old was shot and the other victims were all adults and suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The police chief said there were multiple shooters and at least 11 of the 20 people shot were women.