Washington DC Feb 19 2017 Police responded to assist a special police officer Saturday after shots were fired.
When police arrived, they found that the female officer had been shot and that the suspect fled.
The officer was shot in the leg in the 2300 block of Green Street SE, D.C. police said.
Police are looking for an older model white Ford Expedition.
Officers investigating the shooting say that there was a confrontation and the officer was shot.
She has non-life threatening injuries and is expected to make a full recovery.
Special Police officers have full police authority in Washington DC.