Puyallup officer shoots suspect in Tacoma

Puyallup officer shoots suspect in Tacoma
No officers were hurt. The suspect was taken to the hospital. (KIRO 7 News)

TACOMA, Wash. — A Puyallup police officer shot a man after a chase in Tacoma Thursday night.

At 10:39 p.m., Tacoma officers began helping Puyallup police officers, who were chasing a domestic violence suspect who had entered the Tacoma city limits.

The chase ended east of 64th and Portland Avenue at 10:40 p.m. That’s when shots were fired by a Puyallup officer.

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The suspect, a 45-year-old man, was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No officers were hurt.

It is not yet known if the man was armed or what led the officer to fire shots.

The Tacoma Police Department is conducting an independent investigation of the shooting.