Man killed in al­ley after re­veal­ing gun to po­lice

The Washington Times Daily - - METRO -

Author­i­ties say D.C. po­lice fa­tally shot a man who pro­duced a hand­gun in an al­ley.

Metropoli­tan Po­lice Chief Peter New­sham said three of­fi­cers on rou­tine pa­trol in South­east en­coun­tered a group of men Tues­day night.

Mul­ti­ple shots were fired after the man pulled out the gun, but it was un­clear whether he fired his weapon, the chief said.

It also was un­clear how many of the of­fi­cers fired their weapons.

None of the of­fi­cers was in­jured. Chief New­sham said no one was in cus­tody and po­lice were not look­ing for any per­pe­tra­tors.

The po­lice chief said mul­ti­ple wit­nesses were co­op­er­at­ing with in­ves­ti­ga­tors gath­er­ing ev­i­dence.

The de­ceased man has not been iden­ti­fied.

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