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September 16, 2014 at 9:31 AM

Lacey police shoot, kill man reportedly ‘going crazy’

By Jerre Redecker The Olympian  (MCT) Lacey police officers fatally shot a man who was reported to be “going crazy” and shooting a gun inside the family home, according to a news release. The incident began at 10:24 p.m. Monday with a call for domestic violence to a home in the 1300 block of Violet Street Southeast. The…


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July 2, 2014 at 6:53 AM

Wednesday Memo: Officer-involved shooting … Hottest day in 4 years … Pot-shopping poll

National Weather Service forecast A Seattle police officer shot and killed a man near Beacon Hill east of I-5 last night. The shooting followed a chase by the State Patrol. The 94-degree high temperature yesterday was not only a record for the day, it was the hottest day in the Seattle area in…


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June 30, 2014 at 2:28 PM

Vancouver, Wash., police officer shot; 2 suspects caught

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash.  — A Vancouver police officer was shot during a traffic stop Monday, and two suspects were arrested. The wounded officer was taken to a hospital and was in critical condition, The Columbian newspaper reported. His name has not been released. The officer had stopped a car that had been reported stolen, Lt. Scott Creager…


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February 7, 2014 at 5:56 AM

Police shoot man trying to steal a patrol car in Pacific

The police car rolled into a another parked car after the incident. (Photo provided by King County Sheriff’s Office) A South King County police officer shot and wounded a man after the man tried to steal a patrol car Thursday night. King County sheriff’s Sgt. Cindi West said a police officer in the city of Pacific tried…


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January 19, 2014 at 4:54 PM

Man carrying gun in Belltown fight, shot in buttocks by police

Seattle police shot a man in the buttocks after they witnessed him carrying a gun during a confrontation with another man in Belltown Sunday morning. Police officials said the officers were responding to an unusually high volume of disturbance calls in Belltown at the time. Police said the victim, in his 20s, was taken to Harborview Medical Center with non-life…


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November 5, 2013 at 4:40 PM

Autopsy: Man suspected of killing Oregon officer killed himself

The Associated Press OREGON CITY, Ore. — Oregon authorities say an autopsy shows an 88-year-old man who set fire to his house and fatally shot a police officer also killed himself. A statement released Tuesday by Clackamas County sheriff’s Sgt. Robert Wurpes says Lawrence Cambra’s death was a suicide caused by a single gunshot to the chest. Investigators previously…


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July 31, 2013 at 11:06 PM

Man killed at police officer’s home in Orting identified

ORTING (AP) — The Pierce County sheriff’s office is investigating how a threatening man was shot and killed by an off-duty Fife police officer outside the officer’s home in Orting. Sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer told The News Tribune ( ) that the 21-year-old man apparently lived in the same neighborhood as the 35-year-old officer. The Pierce…


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May 8, 2013 at 1:31 PM

Police shoot man during chase in Southcenter mall parking lot

A Tukwila police officer opened fire on a car that struck him, hitting one of the occupants, according to spokesman Mike Murphy. According to a news statement, an officer was on routine patrol at the Westfield Southcenter mall shortly before noon Wednesday when he ran the license plate of a car. The officer lost sight of of the…


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August 17, 2012 at 7:12 AM

Man fatally shot by police was retired corrections officer

A man killed in a shootout with law enforcement officers at his home in Littlerock has been identified by the Thurston County coroner’s office as 70-year-old David W. Mack.  Neighbors told The Olympian he was a retired corrections officer from the Cedar Creek Corrections Center who had been behaving erratically since the recent death of his wife…


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