UPDATE: Special police officer killed in DC, MPD identifying officer


UPDATE (9/22/21) — Metropolitan Police Department detectives are investigating the Tuesday night fatal shooting in the 3300 block of 10th Place, Southeast, and identifying the victim.

Police are identifying 41-year-old Angela Washington, of Suitland, Md. as the on-duty Special Police Officer who passed away at the shooting.

Around 8:42 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to the location listed above for reported gunshots. Upon arrival, police located Washington suffering gunshot wounds. DC Fire and EMS responded and declared her dead on the scene.

During the time of the fatal shooting, Washington was in uniform, working as an on-duty Special Police Officer.

MPD is offering a cash reward of up to $25,000 to anyone with information that leads to an arrest(s) and conviction of person or persons responsible for the murder of Special Officer Washington.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.

WASHINGTON DC (WDVM) — A Special police officer was shot and killed Tuesday night.

Metropolitan Police Department responded to the 3300 block of 10th Place in SE just after 8:30 p.m. for a reported shooting.

When they arrived, they found the female victim, later identified as a special police officer, with a gunshot wound. Unfortunately, she died from her injuries.

According to the Chief of Police, Robert Contee, a $25,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest in the case.

You can call the police department at 202-727-9099.

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