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July 18, 2014 at 2:32 PM

Man accused of shooting Vancouver, Wash. officer dies

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. — Authorities say the man accused of wounding a Vancouver, Wash. police officer during a traffic stop has died after a suicide attempt in his jail cell. Clark County Sheriff’s Sgt. Fred Neiman said 48-year-old James Sapp died Friday afternoon, almost 24 hours after deputies found him in the act of killing…

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July 1, 2014 at 9:53 AM

Wounded Vancouver, Wash. officer in stable condition

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. — Vancouver police say the motorcycle officer who was shot and critically wounded is in stable condition Tuesday in a hospital. He’s identified as 32-year-old Dustin Goudschall, who was hired by the Vancouver Police Department in 2008 and previously served with the University of Arizona police. Goudschall was shot multiple times Monday after…

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March 27, 2013 at 11:51 AM

UPDATE: Police officer shot in Hoquiam; suspect barricaded

UPDATE: 1:50 p.m. | HOQUIAM (AP) — A Hoquiam police officer was shot and wounded Wednesday morning while attempting to arrest a man. Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate tells KXRO the officer was shot in the side and is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries at a hospital. Officers returned fire. It’s unknown if the suspect was hit. He’s…

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October 16, 2012 at 2:51 PM

UPDATED: Canadian border agent shot at Peace Arch; crossing is closed

The Associated Press BLAINE – The Peace Arch crossing on the U.S.-Canada border was closed Tuesday after a man driving a van with Washington state plates shot a Canadian guard in the neck and then apparently killed himself, a police official said. Officials said it would remain closed overnight. The female Canada Border Services Agency officer was…

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