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D.C. Police: Suspect in August killing of a Baltimore man shot at officers Tuesday

A suspect in the August shooting of a 25-year-old Baltimore man fired at police Tuesday, D.C. Police said.

A woman called 911 at about 6:20 a.m. to tell police she had seen a man in the 5300 block of Ames Street Northeast matching the police description of Avery Miler, who is wanted on a D.C. Superior Court warrant for first degree murder while armed, Assistant Chief Leslie Parsons said Tuesday.

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Aryeh Wolf was working on solar panels in the Marshall Heights neighborhood of D.C. on the afternoon of Aug. 10 when he was shot to death, leaving behind a wife and an infant daughter. Metropolitan Police identified Miler as a suspect in the shooting on Aug. 22.

Parsons said that when officers responded, a man matching a description of Miler fired at them with a handgun before fleeing on foot. No officers were injured.

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“At this time there’s no indication that officers returned fire,” Parsons said, but he said footage from the officers’ body-worn cameras would be reviewed.

The U.S. Marshals Service and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives provided support to police.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said Tuesday evening that Miler remains outstanding.

Anyone who knows of Miler’s whereabouts or has knowledge of the shooting are asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or text the police tip line at 50411.


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