Intruder at Peruvian Embassy in DC shot dead by Secret Service

The suspect was found smashing windows of the Peruvian ambassadors residence.April 20, 2022, 2:53 PM – 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleAn declared “intruder” at the Peruvian Embassy in Washington, D.C., was shot and killed by Secret Service Wednesday morning, according to authorities.The suspect was discovered smashing windows of the Peruvian ambassadors home, D.C. Metropolitan Police Chief Robert Contee told reporters.The ambassadors relatives were within and called the authorities simply after 8 a.m., Contee said.The suspect was shot “following a fight” in the backyard of the home, the Secret Service stated. Contee stated the suspect presumably pulled a metal stake on cops. Officers used deadly force when Tasers didnt work, he said.A Metropolitan Police officer controls traffic on the street near the Peruvian Embassy in the tony Chevy Chase neighborhood, April 20, 2022, in Washington, D.C.Local and federal police authorities work outside the Peruvian Embassy after Secret Service officers shot and eliminated a person who had allegedly trespassed onto the embassy previously in the early morning in the tony Chevy Chase neighborhood, April 20, 2022 in Washington, D.C.Contee said an intention remains under examination, adding that its unclear if the suspect understood it was an ambassadors residence.The Peruvian ambassadors house was damaged by the burglary but the ambassador, his family and staff, along with Secret Service representatives, are all safe, the embassy stated in a statement.Two officers are being evaluated for injuries, Contee said.ABC News Conor Finnegan added to this report.

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