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Shots fired at D.C. officer

Matt Zapotosky

Someone fired a gun at a D.C. police officer who was investigating the sound of gunfire early Monday morning, police said.

The incident occurred about 12:30 a.m. in the 2100 block of Queens Chapel Road NE, police said.

The officer, who was a block away from that location, heard what sounded like gunshots and approached a dark green Jeep Cherokee with tinted windows to investigate, police said. Someone in the vehicle then fired at the officer, police said.

None of the shots hit anyone, and the Cherokee fled the scene, police said.

-- Matt Zapotosky

By Matt Zapotosky  | October 4, 2010; 8:12 AM ET
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this isn't news...

Posted by: bradmoser | October 4, 2010 8:51 AM | Report abuse

I agree...this doesn't sound like news either. Its just another day in our nation's sad is that?

Posted by: BigDaddy651 | October 4, 2010 9:01 AM | Report abuse

I haven't heard of anyone shooting at police in D.C. as of late so bradmoser and BigDaddy651 you two need to stop lyin just to kickit!!!!!

Posted by: cuziwuzi | October 4, 2010 10:16 AM | Report abuse

This surely IS news.. anytime someone is brazen enough to shoot AT an officer..

Posted by: joebananas1 | October 4, 2010 11:09 AM | Report abuse

cuzi and joe are was only last week DC officers were fired on after a chase. So its a weekly occurence...not quite daily!

Posted by: BigDaddy651 | October 4, 2010 12:32 PM | Report abuse

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