An off-duty D.C. police officer traded gunfire with a suspect in the District late Friday night, according to police.
D.C. police said the officer was confronted by the armed suspect around 11:15 p.m. in the 4200 block of Minnesota Avenue, Northeast.
Authorities said the suspect and officer began shooting at each other before the suspect left the area. They were found later suffering from a gunshot wound and were transported to a nearby hospital for non-life threatening injuries, per the police.
The off-duty officer wasn’t injured, according to police.
Police said they found the suspect’s gun while searching the area where the shooting happened.
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