FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) – A King County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team fatally shot a man suspected of a felony assault with a firearm following a pursuit in Federal Way.
Sheriff’s Office detectives located the man around 10:23 a.m. Wednesday.
He had a warrant out for his arrest.
The detective unit and SWAT team contacted the man in a vehicle and tried to take him into custody, but the man fled after hitting the occupied patrol vehicles.
A pursuit followed.
Officers stopped the man’s vehicle in Federal Way and SWAT officers tried to take him into custody again but “encountered a lethal threat..”
Deputies shot the suspect and he died at the scene.