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March 19, 2014 at 1:45 PM

Corrections officer accidentally shoots self at Tukwila gun range

The Associated Press TUKWILA — A Washington Department of Corrections officer accidentally shot himself in the leg Wednesday at a police shooting range in Tukwila. Department spokeswoman Norah West says the officer was among a group of community corrections officers working on their firearms requalification at the Seattle Police Athletic Association shooting range. KOMO reports the wounded man was taken…

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February 20, 2014 at 9:54 AM

His gun killed daughter: Marysville cop returning

The Associated Press MARYSVILLE — A Marysville police officer who was fired and then reinstated after his gun killed his 7-year-old daughter is set to return to work Friday. Derek Carlile appealed his firing and last month was awarded his job back in binding arbitration. The Daily Herald reports city officials have not said what Carlile’s position…

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January 28, 2014 at 1:44 PM

Marysville cop fired over child’s shooting could get job back

A former Marysville police officer, who was fired last year after his 3-year-old son fatally shot his 7-year-old sister with the officer’s handgun, may get his job back. An arbitrator this week determined that the city should rehire Officer Derek Carlile, 32, 0f Camano Island, according to his former lawyer, David Allen. Carlile was fired in May following…

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December 1, 2013 at 4:30 PM

Hunter fatally shoots self in Duvall accident

A King County Sheriff’s deputy conducting a trailhead check in the Duvall area discovered a man dead with a gunshot wound to the chest Saturday night. The deputy found the body next to his vehicle about 9:20 p.m. Saturday near the 17000 block of Duvall-Monroe Road. Deputy Charlie Akers said in a statement it appears the man accidentally shot…

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September 30, 2013 at 10:08 AM

Oregon man drops gun, bullet lodges in his neck

The Associated Press YAMHILL, Ore. — The Yamhill County sheriff’s office says a 52-year-old man fumbled a handgun when he pulled it from a holster, the weapon hit the floor, and a bullet traveled through his torso into his neck. The sheriff’s office said in a statement that man was reported in good condition after surgery Sunday…

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July 23, 2013 at 1:26 PM

Sedro-Woolley man could face manslaughter charge in child’s shooting death

Trevor Braymiller, the felon who sparked an overnight manhunt after his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son accidentally shot himself, has been booked into the Skagit County Jail on a 72-hour investigative hold, prosecutors said today. That means prosecutors have until Thursday afternoon to determine what charges, if any, Braymiller will face. According to Trish Johnson, a senior deputy prosecutor with the Skagit County Prosecuting…

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July 12, 2013 at 4:35 PM

Affidavit: Oregon man using rifle as crutch when it fired, killing girl

The Associated Press GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Court records show an Oregon man told police he was using his assault rifle as a crutch to help him get up from a couch at a friend’s apartment when it fired a burst through the ceiling and killed a little girl upstairs. The Grants Pass Daily Courier reports (http://bit.ly/10ROFTZ )…

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November 28, 2012 at 9:48 AM

Marysville officer won’t face second trial in daughter’s death

Marysville police Officer Derek Carlile will not face a second trial in the death of his 7-year-old daughter earlier this year, the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office announced this morning. Chief Criminal Deputy Prosecutor Joan Cavagnaro said her office will file a motion today to have the charge of second-degree manslaughter dismissed against Carlile. In seeking the dismissal, prosecutors…

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November 13, 2012 at 4:33 PM

Mistrial declared in trial of Marysville officer over daughter’s death

A Snohomish County judge today declared a mistrial in the manslaughter trial of a Marysville police officer whose handgun was used by his 3-year-old son to kill the officer’s daughter. The presiding juror told Superior Court Judge that the jury could not reach a verdict in a reasonable time. Moments later he declared a mistrial. Snohomish…

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