WASHINGTON - A police officer shot and killed a suspect in southeast D.C. Wednesday afternoon.
D.C. police say the officer was responding to the 500 block of 51st Street SE for a drug complaint around 2:30 p.m.
A man in a group standing on the street pulled a gun and started firing on the officer. The officer fired back, striking the man.
The man died of his injuries. No police officers were injured.
A police spokesman wasn't sure if the other men in the group were arrested, or if other officers were involved.
The investigation is still ongoing.
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