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Feb 09, 2017 - The Washington Post


Police identify man shot after robbery

D.C. police on Wednesday released the name of a man shot by officers a day earlier after he allegedly brandished a BB gun after an armed robbery.

At about 8 a.m. Tuesday, pedestrians flagged down officers in the 1300 block of Good Hope Road SE to report a robbery, D.C. police said. When officers approached the suspect, he brandished a gun and disregarded commands to drop it, and officers shot him, the police statement said.

Police identified the man as Eric Cuthbertson, 50, of no fixed address, who was taken to a hospital for treatment of serious wounds, police s...