WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - A man was shot by officers Saturday night in Northeast, D.C. after police say he pointed an apparent gun at them. The weapon turned out to be BB gun.
Kevin Talley, 34, of Northeast, D.C. remained in critical condition on Sunday as a result of the shooting. Police have charged him with assault on a police officer while armed.
Officers were called to 800 block of 8th Street NE for a report of burglary around 9:30 p.m. When they arrived on the scene, police found and confronted a suspect with a gun.
Chief Newsham on Officer Involved Shooting: MPD responded to a domestic related call in the 800 block of H Street NE and encountered a man with a gun. Subject's gun recovered on scene & he has been transported to an area hospital. Investigation ongoing pic.twitter.com/FhGXJgFAv5— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) December 31, 2017
Police say Talley was ordered to drop the weapon multiple times. Officers fired their weapons after he pointed the weapon at them.
Talley was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
Police say after a closer inspection, the apparent gun was determined to be a BB gun.
The officers involved ere placed on administrative leave and body camera video is being reviewed.
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