GRAHAM — A 39-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday night by a deputy in Pierce County, officials said.
KIRO-TV reports the shooting happened on 150th Avenue near Graham. Police responded to multiple 911 calls reporting gunshots in the area. One report also said the suspect held a knife to someone’s throat.
Police were told the suspect was armed.
Around 10:30 p.m., police heard gunshots coming from a house nearby were able to safely get three people out of the house. The armed suspect remained inside.
At 11:35 p.m., the suspect came out of the house and started firing. A deputy then shot him and the man was declared dead on the scene.
The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.