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Notes: Philadelphia bus stop shooting suspect arrested in Potomac Yard

Good Wednesday morning, Alexandria!

🌤️ Today’s weather: Expect partly sunny skies and a high of around 63°F, accompanied by breezy conditions. West winds will start at 8-13 mph and increase to 16-21 mph in the afternoon, with gusts up to 34 mph. The night will be mostly cloudy, clearing up gradually, and a low of about 33°F. Northwest winds will range between 11-17 mph with gusts as high as 24 mph.

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Police apprehending Asir Boone on attempted murder charges (image via U.S. Marshals Service/Twitter)

Asir Boone, 17, was arrested yesterday in the Potomac Yard neighborhood on charges of attempted murder following a shooting in Philadelphia.

Boone is one of four suspects in custody in connection to a March 6 shooting that injured eight students.

Boone was arrested around noon yesterday without incident.

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