Police: Man dead following officer-involved shooting in Southeast D.C.

Police: Man dead following officer-involved shooting in Southeast D.C. (ABC7)

An officer-involved shooting was reported in Southeast Washington Tuesday night.

The shooting happened near the intersection of 1st St. and Wayne Place, SE, at around 7:15 p.m. according to Police Chief Peter Newsham.

When officers entered the back alley, there was a group of adult males there.

One of the adult males produced a weapon.

There were multiple shots fired during the shooting and the suspect, who police say was armed with a handgun, has been pronounced dead.

According to Newsham, the officers were on regular patrol, one of the males produced a handgun during the incident and none of the officers were injured in the shooting.

An investigation is underway at this time.


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