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The security guard was shot when a man attempted to enter the building in Washington, D.C.'s busy Chinatown neighborhood Wednesday morning.

"As far as I'm concerned, the security officer here is a hero," D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier told the Washington Examiner. "The [shooter] never made it past him."

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