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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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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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