D.C. Police say shortly after 11 a.m., officers patrolling the area of the 500 block of M Street Southeast recognized the man because he had an outstanding arrest warrant related to a fatal stabbing.
The man, identified as 38-year-old Allan Haggins, fled after he noticed the officers. Authorities say he later pulled out a handgun.
Two police officers shot Haggins. Officials say he also apparently shot himself.
Haggins was taken to a hospital where he later died.
The officers were not injured in the incident. Authorities are investigating.
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