Metro Special Police have announced one of their officers was shot and killed in Southeast D.C. Tuesday night.
D.C. police Chief Robert Contee said, “This is unfortunate, My heart goes out to the family of this Special Police officer.”
The officer who was not mentioned was found suffering a gunshot wound on 10th Place near Savannah Street at about 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
According to a report, The officer was “unconscious and not breathing” when officers arrived.
The officer was said to be on duty working on behalf of a nearby complex when the catastrophe happened. there were no other victims, Contee said.
The investigation still continues. Police have offered a $25,000 reward for information or lead that may help solve the officer’s death case.
Prior to this incident in Southeast D.C., it was reported that five people, including a 13-year-old boy, were wounded in the morning when a gunman opened fire in front of a convenience store. Then in the afternoon, a dispute between two 9-year-olds led to a shooting that injured a man and a 9-year-old boy.