KENT, Wash. (AP) – Authorities say officers in Kent, Washington, fatally shot a man who had stopped a car in the middle of a roadway, then drew a gun.
KOMO reports police received several 911 calls, just after 4 a.m. Monday, reporting that a driver stopped on Pacific Highway South.
When officers arrived, they found a 25-year-old man passed out behind the wheel.
Police boxed the man in and called for medics.
When they tried to wake him up, police say the man drew a gun.
Officers shot the driver, who died at the scene.
The valley independent investigation team is now looking into the incident.
Police say they recovered a handgun in the car.