Special police officer shot, killed while on duty in Southeast DC identified

Angela Washington

Officials with the Metropolitan Police Department say a special officer was shot and killed while on duty in Southeast DC Tuesday night.

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Around 8:45 p.m., Metropolitan Police were called to the 3300 block of 10th Place SE where a woman was found unconscious and not breathing. Homicide has been called to the scene. 

The victim has been identified as 41-year-old Angela Washington of Suitland, MD. She was in uniform and working as an on-duty Special Police Officer. 

Residents are advised to look out for a White Camry with dark tinted windows that was last seen on Wheeler Road SE, going toward Southern Avenue SE.

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MPD currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for each homicide committed in the District. 

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099 or submit a tip anonymously by text to 50411.