WASHINGTON - Authorities say an off-duty police officer and an armed person exchanged gunfire during an attempted armed robbery near Georgetown early Wednesday morning.
The incident happened around 12:18 a.m. in the 1200 block of 28th Street.
Police say an armed person and a second suspect attempted to rob three people in a vehicle when the off-duty officer intervened.
The officer and the suspect exchanged gunfire. Investigators say one of the suspects were arrested and a semi-automatic pistol was recovered. A second suspect is still at large.
It is unclear if anyone was struck by the gunfire or if any injuries were reported.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police.