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Police Officer, Teenager Shot Sat. Morning on 700 Block of Crittenden St, NE

by Prince Of Petworth May 21, 2011 at 8:59 am 73 Comments


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From @dcfireems:

“Update – (530a) – shooting – R/O 700 blk Crittenden St NE- EMS evaluated & transported 2 adults – both priority 1-serious- MPD investigating”

and

“Crittenden St NE – EMS Transported 1 adult (MPD officer) and 1 teenager”

Update from MPD:

Police Involved Shooting in the 700 block of Crittenden Street, NE

(Washington, DC) At approximately 5:10 am this morning officers responded to the
700 block of Crittenden Street, NE, after receiving a radio assignment for a male
armed with a gun. Upon arrival, they encountered an armed suspect on a porch of a
residence. Officers approached the suspect and ordered him to drop his weapon. The
suspect refused and gunfire was exchanged. A Metropolitan Police officer was struck
multiple times. The suspect who was also struck by gunfire fled the scene and was
later located under a porch in the 700 block of Crittenden Street, NE. A firearm was
recovered at the same location. The suspect was positively identified and subsequently
placed under arrest for Assault with Intent to Kill While Armed. The officer was
transported to a local hospital and listed in stable condition. The suspect was treated
and released for a minor injury.

The suspect in this case is a 15 year old male juvenile. Therefore, his name is being
withheld at this time.

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