WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- D.C. Police say an officer who was shot in the Trinidad neighborhood Tuesday night but has since been released from the hospital.
The shooting happened in the 1300 block of Queen Street, Northeast around 9:10 p.m. Tuesday.
Police say that one officer and one suspect were shot. Both were transported to the hospital. The suspect was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
The suspect has been identified as 19-year-old Darius Jamal Murphy from DC.
DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier said that officers with MPD's Gun Recovery Unit were in the residential area when gunfire broke out with an adult male suspect.
"I don't know the initial circumstances around the contact," said Lanier.
Multiple shots were fired, some witnesses said they heard about a dozen during the exchange. The officer and suspect both suffered gunshot wounds.
"It all happened in the street," described Lanier.