Washington, Jun 20 (IANS): Multiple people, including a police officer, were shot in downtown Washington, D.C., authorities said.
The Metropolitan Police Department tweeted late Sunday that officers were responding to "the area of 14th and U Street, NW, for a shooting incident", reports Xinhua news agency
Metropolitan Police Chief Robert Contee will provide a media briefing, the tweet added.
The officer who was shot is reportedly hospitalised in stable condition.
No additional information was immediately available.