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Tacoma Police Shoot And Kill Man At Hotel

Clackamas County Sheriff Deputies and OSP Troopers involved in Early Morning Officer Involved Shooting June 18

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) – Tacoma Police shot and killed an armed robbery suspect at a Marriott Hotel.

Police were called to the hotel on Commerce Street around 10:45 p.m. Thursday.

A victim and witness were there when officers arrived.

Officers set up a search with a K9, which led them to Dock Street around 11:20 p.m.

Police say the suspect refused to show his hands and shots were fired within a minute after they found him.

Crews rushed the man to the hospital, but he later died.

A gun was found at the scene afterward, no officers were injured.

The Pierce County Force Investigation Team is at the scene processing evidence.



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