One dead after officer-involved shooting in Puyallup

One dead after officer-involved shooting in Puyallup
1700 block of Kilt Court in Puyallup

PUYALLUP, Wash. — A suspect was killed during an officer-involved shooting Sunday night in Puyallup.

The suspect was wanted in an attack being investigated by the Buckley Police Department.

A Puyallup officer and two Pierce County deputies accompanied a Buckley officer to a home in the 1700 block of Kilt Court in Puyallup. The Buckley officer had probable cause to arrest the suspect for investigation of domestic violence felony assault and domestic violence felony harassment from an incident that happened in Carbonado earlier in the day, the Pierce County Force Investigation Team said.

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At some point, the officers encountered the suspect in the road near the home and shots were fired. The suspect was declared dead at the scene.

The Pierce County Force Investigation Team is investigating. The team is made up of members of multiple law enforcement agencies within Pierce County.