Washington, D.C. police fired on a suspect who fled the scene of a lethal shooting, rammed a police cruiser and pulled a gun on officers after a brief pursuit early Friday, Chief Robert Contee mentioned.
Officers responding to a double taking pictures that left one man dead within the district observed the suspect dashing away from the scene, in line with FOX 5 in Washington. One other taking pictures sufferer suffered non-life-threatening wounds.
The suspect, recognized as Daron Barnes, 30, then slammed right into a police cruiser as officers tried to cease him, FOX 5 reported.
He crashed quickly after and as officers have been making an attempt to extricate him from the automotive that had rolled onto its facet, he pulled a gun on police and several other officers fired at him, leaving him with non-life-threatening wounds, Contee mentioned. He was handled at an space hospital.
It was not clear if Barnes was thought of a suspect within the lethal taking pictures. No different suspects have been instantly named.
Barnes faces expenses together with assault on a police officer and carrying a gun with no license, FOX 5 reported. He was additionally wished on an excellent warrant for alleged home violence.
The person killed within the taking pictures was recognized as Eyon Falby, 65, a D.C. resident.