Wash. officer fatally shoots man outside Walmart

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FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) -- Police in the south Seattle suburb of Federal Way say an officer fatally shot a man outside a Walmart store on Thursday evening.

Spokeswoman Cathy Schrock says the shooting happened shortly after 6 p.m.

The Seattle Times says police sealed off the parking lot and began interviewing customers as they left the store.

Witness Tim Loucks tells The Times he was outside when he saw a man run from the store with officers chasing him, then shots were fired.

The dead man was not immediately identified.

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Information from: The Seattle Times, http://www.seattletimes.com