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D.C. Police Officer Injured In Shooting, Suspect Dies

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A D.C. police officer was injured and a suspect killed in a shooting in Southeast D.C.

A D.C. police officer was injured and a suspect killed during a shooting Wednesday afternoon in Southeast D.C.

According to D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier, officers pursued a carjacking suspect onto the 800 block of Barnaby Place SE before 2:30 p.m., where shots were exchanged. One officer was injured during the shooting, while the suspect, 34-year-old Nathaniel McRae, was critically injured and later died of his wounds.

D.C. police officers were engaged in another similar shooting in a nearby police district, though the two incidents were unrelated.

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