Suspect armed with gun shot in officer-involved shooting, DC police say

- A suspect was wounded in a police-involved shooting in Southeast D.C. Monday evening, according to D.C. police.

Police say officers responded to the 2600 block of Naylor Road for a drug investigation call. When police arrived at the scene, the suspect ran away leading to a chase.

During the chase, police say the suspect produced a gun and an officer shot him in the lower extremities.

Police say a weapon was recovered.

The suspect’s injuries are not believed to be non-life-threatening, police say.


In a separate incident, police said there was a double shooting around 11 pm in the 3000 block of Naylor Road SE. In that case, two men were shot-- one in the leg and chest, and one in the hand. Both men were expected to survive.

Police said they were on the lookout for a black Audi SUV with DC tag #FJ3671 in connection to the second shooting. 

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