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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- D.C. police say a security officer at an apartment complex shot a man in Northeast Friday morning.

It happened in the 3700 block of Hayes Street, NE at about 9:30.

According to police, the shooting occurred after a brief chase between the security guard and another man. Officials say it began near Jay Street, continued through several courtyards, and ended at the courtyard hear Hayes Street, NE.

Police say the man attempted to flee but was apprehended. He was transported to a hospital with life threatening injuries from multiple gunshot wounds.