WASHINGTON (WDVM) — A police officer was shot Sunday night in Washington, D.C. and the Metropolitan Police Department is still searching for the shooter Monday morning. Police confirm the injured officer was treated at a hospital and sent home to recover.

D.C. Police Chief Robert Contee said it happened along Quincy Pl NW around 9 p.m. as two officers were investigating a suspicious individual.

He said the officers approached the individual to ask him some questions, and that’s when he shot at the officers, also saying they tried to chase after him, but he got away.

If you have any information on this case, please contact the D.C. Police Department at 202-727-9099.