A D.C. police officer shot and wounded a robbery suspect in Southeast on Tuesday, officials said.
Police spokesman Araz Alali said the shooting occurred around 1:20 a.m. Tuesday in the 4100 block of South Capitol Street.
He said the man, identified as 31-year-old Paul Smith, faces charges including robbery while armed, felony assault on a police officer and kidnapping.
The officer’s name was not immediately released.
Mr. Smith’s condition was not immediately known, but police said he was shot several times to the body.
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