403 Forbidden


nginx
403 Forbidden

403 Forbidden


nginx
Follow us:
403 Forbidden

403 Forbidden


nginx

The Today File

Your guide to the latest news from around the Northwest

September 25, 2012 at 11:44 AM

Suspected bank robber wounded by deputy in Stanwood

A suspected bank robber was shot and wounded by a Stanwood Police Department deputy on patrol around 10:40  this morning.

Police said the robbery occurred at a Key Bank branch at 26606 72nd Ave N.W.

Shots were fired, although it’s unclear whether the suspect fired. Both the deputy and the suspect ended up in the Haggen’s supermarket parking lot, said Everett Police Department spokesman Aaron Snell, who is a member of the law enforcement team that investigates officer-involved shootings.

The suspect was hit by gunfire and airlifted to a hospital. His condition was not publicized by police, but Snell said he was taken into custody.

Neither the officer nor the bank employees were hurt during the incident.

Snell said that police have confirmed that the suspect had a firearm and detectives are investigating whether it was fired.

The Stanwood deputy is a 14-year law enforcement veteran and has been placed on administrative leave during the investigation.

While some witnesses have reportedly said the man was fleeing the bank on a bicycle before he was shot, Snell said police have not been able to confirm that.

 

Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Bank robbery, Officer-involved shooting, Stanwood

COMMENTS

No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ.



The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.


403 Forbidden

403 Forbidden


nginx
403 Forbidden

403 Forbidden


nginx