Off-Duty Officer Shoots Man, Teen in Southeast DC

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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