Man flees officers after hit-and-run, jumps into river

King County Sheriff's Office

AUBURN, Wash. — The King County Sheriff’s helicopter followed a man who tried to get away by jumping into the river to avoid officers after a hit-and-run Tuesday in Auburn, deputies reported.

The suspect pulled a gun on a victim and then ran, law enforcement officials said.

KIRO 7 obtained video that showed the man floating downstream to get away.

The video also shows the man eventually surrendering to officers.

See video below:

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