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August 13, 2014
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Off-duty DC detective shot in carjacking

The detective was in his vehicle when he was approached by three suspects, who opened fire as the detective attempted to flee

By PoliceOne Staff

WASHINGTON — An off-duty Metropolitan Police detective was shot Wednesday during a carjacking.

ABC 7 reports the detective was in his vehicle when he was approached by three suspects, who opened fire as the detective attempted to flee.

Police have arrested one suspect in the incident. The other two remain at large.

The detective’s stolen vehicle was found crashed and abandoned.

According to NBC Washington, the detective was struck multiple times in the incident. He was transported to a hospital and is listed as in stable condition.

Officials are not releasing the name of the detective involved as the search for the remaining two suspects continues. 






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