Man with knife shot by police in Northeast DC; died in hospital

WASHINGTON — A knife-wielding man has died after being shot by a police officer in D.C. on Christmas Day.

Police said Gerald Hall, 29, of Northeast D.C., was shot by at least one officer after refusing a command to drop a knife.

Police said officers encountered Hall after responding to a domestic disturbance call in the 3200 block of Walnut Street Northeast at around 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

Hall later died at an area hospital.

Police said body-worn camera footage would be reviewed as part of an investigation into the incident.

The officer involved in the shooting has been placed on administrative leave.

Police said those with information about this case can call 202-727-9099.

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