Police: DC man shot woman, and officers shot him in Crystal City office

Police block off crystal city shooting site
Police and paramedics respond to the shooting scene in Crystal City on Wednesday afternoon. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty)
Police block off crystal city shooting site
Police and paramedics respond to the shooting scene in Crystal City on Wednesday afternoon. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty)
Police block off crystal city shooting site
Two were being treated for gunshot wounds after the incident, which was reported to be in the 1500 block of Crystal Drive. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty)
Scene outisde the building where the shooting occurred
People around the incident site had been asked to shelter in place. But that order was later lifted, as police believe there is now no threat to the community. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty)
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Police block off crystal city shooting site
Police block off crystal city shooting site
Police block off crystal city shooting site
Scene outisde the building where the shooting occurred

A 47-year-old D.C. man is responsible for Wednesday’s shooting inside a Crystal City office building, Arlington County, Virginia, police say.

Warrants for aggravated malicious wounding, felon in possession of a firearm, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony have been issued for Mumeet Muhammed. 

Both the suspect and the yet-to-be-named female victim were reported to be hospitalized in critical but stable condition after the attack, which occurred at 1550 Crystal Drive.

Around noon Wednesday, police received multiple 911 calls of “a possible domestic situation involving a firearm.” After forcing his way into the office, investigators said, the suspect assaulted the victim.

Arriving officers made contact with the parties, and during the course of the incident, the suspect and an officer discharged their weapons,” police said in a statement Wednesday evening.

Both the victim and suspect are expected to survive.

Reporting from the scene, WTOP’s Megan Cloherty said people around the site had been asked to shelter in place. But that order was later lifted.

Office workers who had been escorted out of the building by police were instructed not to talk.

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