Metro: Transit officer fatally shot person near station

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Authorities say a Metro Transit Police officer fatally shot a person near a Metro station in northeast Washington.

Metro spokeswoman Morgan Dye said by telephone Tuesday morning that a transit officer was involved in a fatal shooting near the Deanwood station around 11 p.m. Monday.

Dye did not have any information about what prompted the shooting. She says D.C. police are investigating.