Photo: Not the actual rabid raccoon that was shot and killed; Dave Menke, Wikipedia.
A U.S. Park Police officer was attacked by a rabid raccoon in northwest Washington D.C. on November 3, 2106, according to a WJLA news report.
The officer was trying to fend off the sick raccoon and attempted to shoot the animal, but unfortunately, shot himself in the foot sustaining non-life-threatening injuries.
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Another officer arrived and killed the raccoon. Afterward, the officer was flown to the hospital via helicopter.