Man killed in Washington shooting, suspect in custody
Friday - February 14, 2020 11:03 am , Category : WORLD
Washington, Feb 14 (IANS) A man was shot dead in downtown Washington D.C., police said, adding that a suspect has been taken into custody.The incident took place on Thursday at around 5 p.m. near the Chinatown area, Xinhua news agency quoted D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham as saying a news conference. The suspect was hit once, either in the hand or arm, said Newsham.The victim was shot multiple times and died later in a hospital. No officers were injured, and the suspect has injuries that are not life-threatening."(A) shooting in this area is very unusual; this is a very, very safe part of town. This was what appears to be a very brazen act by a violent offender," Newsham said. "Thankfully, our police officers were close enough to ensure that this person was quickly taken into custody."An investigation is still underway.