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Sidney Washington, 21
Washington, District of Columbia
July 04, 2016

Agencies: Metro Transit Police Department MTPD District of Columbia

Last updated: 11 months ago

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According to D.C. police, 21 year-old Sidney Washington was killed after firing on police officers. Police said Metro Transit Police officers investigating a large crowd setting off fireworks near the Deanwood Metro station late Monday spotted a man holding a weapon. They identified themselves as officers and police say Washington fired multiple rounds at them. One officer returned fire, striking him. Wasington later died at a hospital.

Authorities did not release the races of the people involved.