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Man shot, killed by D.C. police officer in southeast

Tuesday - 5/15/2012, 12:31pm  ET

WASHIINGTON - Authorities say a man has been shot and killed by a police officer in southeast Washington.

Police spokeswoman Gwendolyn Crump says the fatal shooting occurred in the 4200 block of 6th Street about 10:45 p.m. Monday.

Police say the man was apparently shot during an exchange of gunfire with an officer looking for a suspect in a shooting in the same neighborhood.

Authorities say one of the officers involved in the shooting was taken to a hospital with a minor graze injury.

Police are still investigating the incident.


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