Reports from NBC Washington, WJLA, WUSA and other news organizations say a man walking his dogs was killed Monday night in Southeast DC after he allegedly shot at MPD officers who stopped him.
The officers shot back, killing the man.
One officer was injured with a graze wound to the leg.
Reports the Washington Post,
A woman who lives in the area said the shooting apparently occurred in an apartment house courtyard, inside an entry gate.
She said she heard as many as five or six shots, and later saw someone lying on the ground outside the Cascade Park apartments, a three-story brick building.
Before the shooting, she said, she heard nothing.
Then, she said, “all of a sudden” gunshots were fired.
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