Police: DC man charged with assaulting police officer

WASHINGTON — A D.C. man was arrested Sunday and charged with assaulting a police officer while armed.

Officers responded to a report of a burglary and domestic dispute around the 800 block of 8th Street around 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Police saw 34-year-old Kevin Talley, of Northeast D.C., waving a BB gun on the street. Police say they told Talley several times to drop the weapon.

Talley pointed the BB gun at the officers. Police shot him, and Talley was transported to the hospital with critical injuries.

No pedestrians or officers were injured during Saturday’s incident.

This is an ongoing investigation.

The two officers involved in the shooting have been placed on administrative leave, as is customary for police-involved shootings during investigations, according to police.

The footage from the officers’ body cameras is under review.

Below is a map of the area of the incident.

WTOP’s Andrea Cambron contributed to this report. 

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