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Police: Man shot by officer in DC faces charges

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Police in are identifying a man they say was shot by an officer after he brandished a gun during a pursuit.

Police spokeswoman Karimah Bilal identified the man in an email today as 23-year-old Mark Donte James George of



Bilal says George is being charged with assault on a police officer and carrying a pistol without a license.

A police report states that when officers investigating a report of gunshots near a school late Friday tried to make contact with a group nearby, George fled.

As officers chased him, he brandished a handgun and an officer shot him. Police said Saturday that George was critically injured, but his injuries weren't thought to be life-threatening.

The officer is on administrative leave and Bilal says his name won't be released.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Police: Man shot by officer in DC faces charges

Police in Washington are identifying a man they say was shot by an officer after he brandished a gun during a pursuit. Police spokeswoman Karimah Bilal identified the man in an email today as 23-year-old Mark Donte James George of Washington. Bilal says George is being charged with assault on a police officer and carrying a pistol without a license. A police report states that when officers investigating a report of gunshots near a school late Friday tried to make contact with a group nearby, George fled. As officers chased him, he brandished a handgun and an officer shot him. Police said Saturday that George was critically injured, but his injuries weren't thought to be life-threatening. The officer is on administrative leave and Bilal says his name won't be released. Police in are identifying a man they say was shot by an officer after he brandished a gun during a pursuit.

Police spokeswoman Karimah Bilal identified the man in an email today as 23-year-old Mark Donte James George of

Bilal says George is being charged with assault on a police officer and carrying a pistol without a license.

A police report states that when officers investigating a report of gunshots near a school late Friday tried to make contact with a group nearby, George fled.

As officers chased him, he brandished a handgun and an officer shot him. Police said Saturday that George was critically injured, but his injuries weren't thought to be life-threatening.

The officer is on administrative leave and Bilal says his name won't be released.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Police: Man shot by officer in DC faces charges

Police in are identifying a man they say was shot by an officer after he brandished a gun during a pursuit.

Police spokeswoman Karimah Bilal identified the man in an email today as 23-year-old Mark Donte James George of

Bilal says George is being charged with assault on a police officer and carrying a pistol without a license.

A police report states that when officers investigating a report of gunshots near a school late Friday tried to make contact with a group nearby, George fled.

As officers chased him, he brandished a handgun and an officer shot him. Police said Saturday that George was critically injured, but his injuries weren't thought to be life-threatening.

The officer is on administrative leave and Bilal says his name won't be released.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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