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Man Sought After Shooting at Officer in Southeast DC

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    Police Search for Suspect Who Fired at DC Officer

    D.C. police say they are searching for someone who opened fire on an officer. Luckily, the officer was unharmed. News4's Derrick Ward reports. (Published Tuesday, July 9, 2019)

    A man is wanted for shooting at a D.C. police officer in Southeast on the Fourth of July. 

    The man was walking a dog in the 4600 block of Hillside Road SE at about 3:50 a.m. when he passed the officer and said "F--- you," D.C. police said Monday. 

    About five minutes later, the man crouched behind a tree and shot at the on-duty officer several times, police said. Then, he ran into an alley. 

    The officer was not hurt. 

    The FBI Washington Field Office offers an additional $10,000 to the reward of $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the man.

    Anyone with information about the shooting should call police at 202-727-9099 or text the department's tip line at 50411.

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