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DC Police shoot, kill man in Southeast, officials say

Police say the shooting started just before 4:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of Congress Street Southeast.

WASHINGTON — D.C. Police are investigating a shooting that involved officers Monday afternoon.

Very little is known about the shooting at this time but police say it started just before 4:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of Congress Street Southeast.

D.C. Police Chief Robert Contee said in a video released on Twitter, that officers were in the area to serve someone with a temporary protection order.

"At some point during this interaction between our officers and this person, there was some type of incident and the person ultimately was shot," explained Contee. 

Contee has confirmed one person died in the shooting. Officers have not released any information regarding the person killed. 

Sources tell WUSA9 that no officers were hurt in the shooting.

This is a developing story. More details will be added as they become available.


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