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Deputy shoots domestic violence suspect after standoff at Bothell apartment complex

BOTHELL, Wash. — A deputy shot a domestic violence suspect after a standoff at a Bothell apartment complex early Thursday morning.

At about 10:20 p.m. Wednesday, deputies with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office and officers with the Bothell Police Department responded to reports of a physical domestic violence situation at the Autumn Chase Apartments in the 20400 block of Bothell-Everett Highway.

When they arrived, they found a 29-year-old man barricaded inside an apartment with a 56-year-old woman and child being held against their will.

Deputies were able to enter the apartment and deployed a Taser, but it was unsuccessful.

According to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, the man charged deputies with a weapon and a deputy shot him.

The injured man was transported to Harborview Medical Center for treatment. No one else was seriously injured.