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October 20, 2014 at 11:53 AM

Suspect in Snohomish County shooting spree angry police didn’t kill him

The man accused of going on a shooting rampage last week by driving around and firing on police in Granite Falls, Lake Stevens and Marysville told detectives he’d wanted to be killed and was disappointed in the officers’ marksmanship, according to a court document filed in Everett District Count on Monday. The 43-year-old Lake Stevens man told investigators he…

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October 7, 2014 at 4:56 PM

Inquest ordered in fatal shooting by King County deputies

King County Executive Dow Constantine has ordered an inquest into the fatal shooting in August of a Burien man by King County sheriff’s deputies. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a house in the 1200 block of Southwest 160th Street in Burien around 7 p.m. Aug. 10 after Tyrone Bandy’s live-in girlfriend reported he had assaulted her, according to the sheriff’s…

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October 6, 2014 at 1:02 PM

Spokane cops will not be charged for killing man with pellet gun

The Associated Press SPOKANE — Three Spokane police officers who killed a homicide suspect in April will not face criminal charges. The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office made that announcement Monday. Jeremy Arnold, 37, appeared at his home moments after authorities concluded a news conference about a body discovered at the home. While a television crew filmed the encounter, Arnold left…

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September 9, 2014 at 4:15 PM

Knife-wielding man who confronted police in U District charged

A 23-year-old man who led police on a “slow speed” pursuit through the University District while armed with two knives last week was charged Tuesday with assault on a police officer, according to King County prosecutors. Prosecutors say the man, Joshua Ryan Cannon, was armed with two butcher knives and was “acting aggressively” when officers arrived in the 5800…

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September 4, 2014 at 5:17 PM

Knife-wielding man arrested in U District after police open fire

Update at 7:58 a.m.: Seattle police opened fire on a man in the University District on Thursday afternoon after he approached officers with a knife. The man was not hit by gunfire and members of the department’s Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) were able to convince the man to surrender. But before that happened, he led officers…

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August 28, 2014 at 3:51 PM

Officer shoots woman at Oregon gas station

The Associated Press PORTLAND  — An Oregon woman was shot by police Thursday after pointing a replica handgun at them following a car chase, authorities said. Amanda Lynn Gatewood, 44, of Springfield was listed in critical condition at a Corvallis hospital. Albany police Capt. Eric Carter said Gatewood was driving a stolen 2000 Suzuki Vitara when she led…

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July 31, 2014 at 3:02 PM

Man fatally shot by Seattle police identified

A man who died after being shot by Seattle police at Gas Works Park on Wednesday has been identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office as Larry Andrew Flynn, 42. According to police: officers flagged down by Seattle Parks and Recreation security who said he had been attacked by a man who was drinking and had…

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July 29, 2014 at 1:03 PM

Deputy shoots suspected burglar in SeaTac

 Update at 3:04 p.m.: A deputy shot and wounded a man suspected of breaking into a SeaTac home while a woman and her young daughter were inside, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. The woman and the 3-year-old girl were in their home in the 4600 block of South 176th Street when the woman heard…

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July 29, 2014 at 9:58 AM

Pasco man shot, killed in police confrontation

The Associated Press PASCO  — Police say officers shot and killed a 34-year-old Pasco man brandishing a knife during a confrontation. The Tri-City Herald reports that officers were called to a residence just after midnight Tuesday with reports of a man armed with a knife. Capt. Jim Raymond says two officers confronted the man but he refused to…

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