SE DC Police Shooting Victim ID’ed as Dominique Campbell

MPD has identified a man killed in an exchange of gunfire with police Monday as 41-year-old Dominique Campbell of Southeast, DC.

A press release from MPD is after the jump.

Police Involved Shooting in the 4200 block of 6th Street SE

(Washington, DC)- The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a police involved shooting which occurred in the 4200 block of 6th Street SE.

Preliminary investigation reveals that at approximately 10:42 p.m. on Monday, May 14, 2012, an officer from the Seventh District responded to a call for a man with a gun in the 4200 block of 6th Street SE. Upon arrival, the officer approached a man matching the description of a suspect that had been broadcast. When the officer approached the suspect, the suspect pulled a weapon and fired on the officer. There was an exchange of gunfire and the suspect was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 41-year-old Dominique Campbell of Southeast, DC.

The injured officer was taken to a local hospital, where he was treated and released.

The Metropolitan Police Department’s Force Investigation Team of the Internal Affairs Division is conducting the investigation.

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