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Man with handgun shot, killed as officers serve warrant in Southeast D.C.

Police investigate shooting death in Southeast D.C. (Photo: Tom Yeatman for WJLA)


WASHINGTON (WJLA) - A man was shot and killed in Southeast D.C. when he pulled out a handgun as U.S. Marshal’s Office and D.C. police officers were serving a warrant late Saturday night, police tell ABC7 News.

Officer Paul Metcalf, an MPD spokesperson, says D.C. police were assisting the marshals in serving the warrant in the 3200 block of Wheeler Road, SE at 11:40 p.m. when the man showed the handgun.

Neither the deceased man nor the officer or officers who shot him have been identified.

An official investigation is in process.

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