An officer with the Metropolitan Police Department was reportedly shot and saved by body armor and a suspect was killed in a gunfight in the Southeast section of Washington DC on Monday night.

According to NBC News, police were responding to a call of shots fired when the gunman—who has not been identified—opened fire on them, striking one officer.

Upon entering the residence, officers found another man suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

The officer who was struck was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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