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15-year-old dies after Southeast shootout

- — Peter Hermann

A 15-year-old boy who was shot Tuesday night in Southeast Washington died Thursday, according to D.C. police. The youth is the second person killed during what authoritie­s described as a shootout outside an apartment complex.

The youth was identified as Abdul Fuller of Southeast Washington. Also killed in the incident was Dana Faulkner, 23, also of Southeast. A third man was wounded, police have said.

Authoritie­s said the shooting occurred about 7:45 p.m. in the 2700 block of Bruce Place SE, in Woodland Terrace. Police said officers who responded to the call found Faulkner dead at the scene.

Police said about 10 minutes later, they found Fuller unconsciou­s at Wheeler Road and Mississipp­i Avenue in Southeast, more than two miles away in Congress Heights. Police said they believe Fuller had been driven there in a vehicle. No arrests have been made.

Attempts to reach Fuller’s relatives Thursday were unsuccessf­ul. He is the third youth killed by gunfire in the District this year. The others were ages 13 and 17.

Last year, 16 juveniles were fatally shot.

Police also have released informatio­n about two other killings that occurred this week.

On Thursday, police said Johnathan Craig, 34, of Lanham, Md., was fatally stabbed in the 1600 block of 17 th Place SE, in the Fairlawn neighborho­od near Minnesota Avenue.

The incident occurred about 2:40 a.m. on a sidewalk in front of a residence, according to a police report. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

And on Wednesday, police said Andrea Bond, 30, of Northeast, was found stabbed to death about 2:50 p.m. inside a residence in the 1100 block of D Street NE, approximat­ely our blocks east of Stanton Park.

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