“MPD Investigating Police Involved Shooting: 31st Street and South Dakota Avenue, NE
Although it is very early in the investigation, preliminary information indicates that on today’s date [Wed.] at 5:34 pm officers from the 5th district were attempting to affect an arrest of a male suspect in a motor vehicle, when the suspect placed the vehicle in reverse and struck the officer. The officer subsequently fired one round at the suspect. The suspect fled the scene and was apprehended a short distance away. Both the officer and the suspect have non-life threatening injuries. The investigation continues.
Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411″