Off-duty Washington DC officer shoots man in Georgetown: Police – NBC4 Washington

An off duty police officer shot and killed a man in Georgetown early Wednesday after engaging in an armed robbery, police said.

The officer shot a “possible suspect” in the armed robbery and shot another shot at around 12.15 p.m. in the 1200 block of 28.

According to a security officer, a man was injured in the leg in a first shooting.

The off duty officer reported seeing an armed man and another suspect approach a vehicle with three victims, Benedict said.

The off duty officer and the suspect both fired, Benedict said.

Officials from the Uniformed Division of U.S. Intelligence helped arrest the suspect and a semi-automatic pistol was found, Benedict said.

The suspect and the other man who were shot were taken to hospitals for treatment. Your injuries were not classified as life-threatening, the police said.

The off duty officer stopped other police officers who were responding to a call about the shooting, Benedict said.

In the first shooting, police searched the area for other potential suspects.

At least three areas were cordoned off with crime scene tape during a massive police response that included the Secret Service and the US Park Police.

A helicopter flew over Georgetown and shone a searchlight down around 6 a.m.

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