Off-Duty Officer Shoots Man, Teen in Southeast DC - NBC4 Washington

Off-Duty Officer Shoots Man, Teen in Southeast DC



    Off-Duty Officer Shot 2 People in Southeast: DC Police

    An off-duty D.C. police officer working security at an apartment building shot a man and a teen Friday. Jackie Bensen reports.

    (Published Friday, Nov. 8, 2019)

    D.C. police are investigating a shooting involving an off-duty police officer in Southeast Friday evening.

    The officer was working security in full uniform at an apartment building in the 300 block of Anacostia Road SE and encountered a group of people about 6:40 p.m., police said. One person in the group had a gun, police said.

    The off-duty officer shot a man and a 17-year-old boy, police said. They were taken to a hospital and are expected to survive.

    It’s unclear what led the officer to shoot them. Police are interviewing the officer.

    Police have not recovered a weapon other than the officer’s gun. Police said there is no evidence shots were fired at the officer.

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