Deadly Officer-Involved Shooting In South Kitsap

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) – Authorities in Washington state say a man has died after reportedly being shot by a South Kitsap deputy who received reports the man was dangling his legs off an overpass above a highway.

The Kitsap Sun reported that Bremerton Police Lt. Aaron Elton said deputies responded to reports Tuesday around 7:30 p.m. at the Bethel-Burley Road overpass above State Route 16. Elton said dispatchers received a report of a shooting shortly after deputies arrived.

Deputies provided aid to the man and took him to a hospital where he died.

The Bremerton Police Department said investigators believe one deputy fired at the man.

Further information was not immediately made available.

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