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Man shot by police in SE DC

5:54 PM, Dec 27, 2013   |    comments
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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- DC police say an adult male was shot by a police officer in Southeast Washington.

The incident happened in the area of 22nd Street and Alabama Avenue. Police say the victim was shot by an on-duty officer and was conscious and breathing.

Officials say two officers on beat patrol stopped a person and an altercation took place. The victim was shot by a 23-year veteran of the force.

Police are not saying what led up to the shooting or where the suspect was shot.

We'll update when more information becomes available.

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