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Police: Armed man on the loose after crashing into DC police car and multiple vehicles

The scene of a multi-vehicle crash in DC involving an armed man. (Photo, ABC7)  

An armed man is on the loose after he crashed into at least one DC police car and multiple vehicles in Southeast Tuesday morning after a police chase, according to authorities.

D.C. Police say this happened in the 4900 block of Wheeler Road, SE. The man crashed his car into the vehicles, lost control and flipped his car over before fleeing the scene, officials say.

ABC7's John Gonzalez reports that the chase started in Prince George's County and ended with the crash near a shopping center in DC.

A manhunt for the suspect is underway with police using K9 units and their helicopter.

The car is a black Kia with New Jersey license plates.

No injuries have been reported at this time.

This story has been updated.

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