Suspect wounded in police-involved shooting in Southeast DC

D.C. police say a suspect who was attempting to escape arrest pulled a gun on an officer before he was shot by police in Southeast D.C. on Monday night. (WTOP/Mike Murillo)
D.C. police say a suspect who was attempting to escape arrest pulled a gun on an officer before he was shot by police in Southeast D.C. on Monday night. (WTOP/Mike Murillo)

Police say the suspect attempted to flee from an arrest and then pulled a gun on an officer. The officer then shot the suspect, who is believed to have suffered non-life threatening wounds. (WTOP/Mike Murillo)
Police say the suspect attempted to flee from an arrest and then pulled a gun on an officer. The officer then shot the suspect, who is believed to have suffered non-life threatening wounds. (WTOP/Mike Murillo)

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D.C. police say a suspect who was attempting to escape arrest pulled a gun on an officer before he was shot by police in Southeast D.C. on Monday night. (WTOP/Mike Murillo)
Police say the suspect attempted to flee from an arrest and then pulled a gun on an officer. The officer then shot the suspect, who is believed to have suffered non-life threatening wounds. (WTOP/Mike Murillo)

WASHINGTON — A man is in the hospital after a police-involved shooting in Southeast on Monday evening.

A little after 6 p.m., police responded to a drug complaint on Naylor Road near T Street. Upon arriving on the scene, two suspects were arrested while a third fled.

An officer chased the third suspect, who then pulled a gun on the officer, police said. That’s when the officer shot him.

The suspect is expected to be OK.


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