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July 22, 2014 at 5:39 PM

Man fatally shot by Kent police had lengthy criminal record

The man who was fatally shot Sunday by Kent police following a manhunt, shootout and propane-tank explosion was identified Tuesday by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office as 28-year-old Richard Duncalf. Duncalf died from multiple gunshot wounds to the head, back, chest and extremities, according to death investigators. Five Kent police officers were placed on paid administrative…


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July 19, 2014 at 10:09 AM

Officer shoots man at scene of suspected Mount Baker burglary

A Seattle police officer shot a 20-year-old man at the scene of a reported burglary early today after police say the man jumped from the roof and began fighting with the officer. The police responded to a burglary call in the 4000 block of 39th Avenue South, in the Mount Baker neighborhood, about 1:30 a.m. Neighbors…


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July 11, 2014 at 3:42 PM

Yakama tribal police officer kills man in shootout

The Associated Press YAKIMA  — A Yakima County sheriff’s spokesman says a Yakama Nation police officer was involved in shooting near Toppenish Friday morning that left one man dead. Sgt. Mike Russell says the 42-year-old man fled from the Wapato area in a vehicle, and the tribal officer pursued him. The suspect reportedly shot at the officer during the…


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July 10, 2014 at 1:23 PM

Man killed in standoff with police in Pasco

The Associated Press PASCO — The man killed in a standoff with police in Pasco lived at the home where he died Wednesday night. He was identified by the Franklin County coroner as 49-year-old Richard R. Howard. The incident began with the man firing shot about 7 p.m. outside the home. He went inside when officers arrived and…


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July 1, 2014 at 4:08 PM

Deputy struggled with 2 men before fatal shooting at Sodo Station

A 23-year-old Seattle man was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail Tuesday for his alleged involvement in a fatal officer-involved shooting at Sodo Station on Monday afternoon. The man waived his court appearance, but jail records show he was booked late Monday on investigation of unlawful possession of a firearm and assaulting a police officer. According to the probable-cause…


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June 30, 2014 at 5:13 PM

Man fatally shot by deputy at Sodo Station

Update at 6:58 p.m.: The incident started shortly after 4 p.m. as a light-rail train left the Stadium Station. Fare-enforcement officers contacted three men on the train and at least one couldn’t produce proof of paying to board, said Seattle police spokesman Sgt. Sean Whitcomb. The officers asked them to exit the southbound train at the Sodo Station, Whitcomb said. The officers called…


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June 29, 2014 at 4:07 PM

Police: Man fatally shot in Centralia after pulling gun on officer

A Centralia man who reportedly stole a burrito from a convenience store was shot dead by a police officer this morning after pulling a gun on the officer, according to Centralia police. The 43-year-old man, whose identity has not been released, allegedly heated up a burrito then stole it from a Chevron gas station at 520 South…


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June 23, 2014 at 12:44 PM

Wenatchee police officer cleared in fatal shooting

The Associated Press WENATCHEE — A Washington State Patrol investigation has cleared the Wenatchee police officer who fatally shot a suspect in an undercover drug deal. The patrol said Monday that Officer Scott Reiber was justified in using lethal force on Dec. 12 when he shot 43-year-old Robert Harris of Wenatchee. Reiber was being dragged through the drive-through…


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June 20, 2014 at 3:04 PM

Man killed by Port Orchard police identified

A man who was fatally shot by Port Orchard police on Thursday night has been identified by the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office as Thomas D. Rogers, 36. Rogers, whose last known address was in Bremerton, was shot after apparently getting into a fight with two officers at South Park Plaza shopping center, 1750 Village Lane S.E., around 8:15…


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June 18, 2014 at 3:12 PM

Man shot on Ship Canal Bridge identified

A man who authorities say was fatally shot by two Washington State Patrol troopers after stopping his pickup in the middle of the Ship Canal Bridge on Monday has been identified as Jonathan K. Whitehead. Whitehead, 33, died from multiple gunshot wounds, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. Little is known about Whitehead. His last address was in Marysville and…


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