A 17-year-old Oxon Hill High School student is in critical after he was shot in the parking lot of the school Monday, police confirmed to NBC4’s Shomari Stone.

The boy was inside a car when an argument escalated and he was shot twice in the chest, NBC Washington reports. He was able to walk back into school to get help. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Investigators will review footage to try and identify the make of the vehicle and people inside it.

Officers responded to the 6700 block of Leyte Drive around 5:15 for the report of a shooting. They found a teenage male suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body.

Police are working to determine a motive in the shooting. They do not believe the shooting was random.


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