July 8, 2013 at 3:46 PM
Man shot by police during Capitol Hill standoff identified
The King County Medical Examiner’s Office on Monday identified Joel Reuter as the 28-year-old man who was fatally shot by Seattle police inside his Capitol Hill apartment after an hours-long standoff on Friday.
Reuter died from multiple gunshot wounds, according to investigators, who ruled his death a homicide.
Reuter is believed to be the sixth person shot by police in Seattle this year.
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