A retired police lieutenant allegedly shot and killed an officer all through schooling at a library in Washington, D.C., Thursday afternoon. It isn’t clean how or why the capturing occurred, D.C. police leader Robert J. Contee stated all through a press conference.
Authorities replied to a pronounced capturing on the Anacostia Library round 3:30 p.m. and observed the girl library officer had a gunshot wound, Contee stated. She turned into taken to a place health facility wherein she died.
The capturing occurred on the cease of schooling magnificence for ASP Batons, which Contee defined as an extendable baton. The schooling turned into being held in a room withinside the library’s basement, Contee stated, including that approximately six human beings have been withinside the room on the time of the capturing. The lieutenant main the schooling, who retired from the D.C. Police Department years ago, allegedly fired the deadly shot.
Contee stated it is now no longer clean why there has been a loaded weapon on the schooling. The retired lieutenant turned into taken to a murder workplace for questioning. Authorities are nonetheless uncertain how or why the capturing occurred, the police leader added.
“Again it is a totally tragic scenario that we are handling here, and our condolences to the deceased library police officer and their whole agency,” Contee stated.
The police leader did now no longer discover the sufferer or the suspect.