Police: 2 officers wounded, 1 suspect killed in DC shooting - FOX Carolina 21

Police: 2 officers wounded, 1 suspect killed in DC shooting

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WASHINGTON (AP) -

Authorities say two police officers were wounded and a suspect killed in a shooting in Washington, D.C.

The incident occurred late Thursday night on the northeast side of Washington.

Police Chief Peter Newsham said at a news conference around midnight that both officers sustained injuries that appeared to be non-life-threatening. A police spokesman earlier said the officers were conscious and breathing while be taken to a hospital.

Newsham says a male suspect was pronounced dead on the way to a hospital. He also says a weapon was recovered at the scene.

Additional details were not yet available. Newsham says investigators are on the scene trying to determine the cause of the incident.

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