D.C. police said one of their officers was wounded Tuesday afternoon in Southeast while responding to a barring-notice violation.
The incident occurred shortly before 2 p.m. in the 3400 block of A Street Southeast. Officers had been responding to a reported violation of the notice, which is used to keep someone off private property.
A struggle ensued with the suspect, who is a man. According to Assistant Police Chief Chanel Dickerson, that man pulled a gun during the struggle and shot the officer in the leg.
Other officers caught him, and a weapon was recovered.
The officer was hospitalized with an injury that is not life-threatening, Dickerson said.
Charges are pending, and an investigation is underway.