By Sarah Calams
WASHINGTON — A particular police officer died after she was shot throughout a coaching session led by a retired police lieutenant on the Anacostia Library in D.C. on Thursday.
The baton coaching session was being performed by Jesse Porter, who retired two years in the past from the Metropolitan Police Division, within the decrease degree of the library when the incident occurred, WJLA.com reported. Towards the top of the coaching, the retired officer fired a shot that struck the officer within the room, in response to D.C. Police Chief Robert Contee.
“It’s a really tragic state of affairs,” Contee mentioned throughout a information convention. “I don’t have solutions as to why the dwell firearm was on the coaching.”
The feminine particular police officer for the library, recognized as 25-year-old Maurica Manyan, was pronounced useless after being transported to a hospital. Porter has been charged with involuntary manslaughter, FOX5DC.com reported.
An investigation into the incident is ongoing.