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Police say man shot and killed by officer after refusing to drop weapon

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WASHINGTON - Authorities are investigating a police involved shooting in the district.

The shooting happened in the 4500 block of C Street in southeast around 10:15 Sunday night.

Officers responded to reports of a man with a gun. When they arrived, the suspect reportedly refused to drop the gun. An officer then opened fire on the man.

He was taken to the hospital and later pronoucned dead.

The officer was not injured.

This is the third police involved shooting in the past two days. The other two happened in Prince George's county.


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