8-year police veteran involved in shooting in District Heights - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

8-year police veteran involved in shooting in District Heights

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District Heights Police are investigating a shooting that involved an 8-year veteran on the force.

It happened Thursday evening on County Road.

Police say the officer opened fire to prevent the escape of a man arrested for allegedly stealing a motorcycle.

The suspect was shot in the back and taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The officer is on administrative leave. 


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