Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Police Involved Shooting

One person is dead following an investigation of an armed subject in the 1200 block of Holbrook Street NE Washington, DC.

On Monday June 8, 2009 at about 8:30 pm, four United States Park Police Detective were investigating information that a subject was in possession of a gun. The suspect was located and he was followed into a nearby alley.

Once in the alley, the United States Park Police Detectives were forced to open fire upon the suspect. The suspect was transported to Washington Hospital Center Medstar where he was pronounced dead.

A firearm was found at the scene.

The Washington, DC Metropolitan Police Department is conducting the investigation of this incident. All death investigations in Washington, DC are investigated by Metropolitan Police.