Police officer dead in Washington state shooting

Police officer dead in Washington state shooting The incident occurred around 9:40 p.m. in Bothell. The suspect led police on a brief pursuit following the attempted traffic stop, before he got out of the vehicle and fled on foot
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July 14, 2020 17:32
Police officer dead in Washington state shooting

One police officer was fatally shot, and another was wounded after a traffic stop turned into a car chase in Washington state Monday night, Report says, citing TASS.
Capt. Mike Johnson of the Bothell Police Department confirmed the fatal shooting during a press conference early on Tuesday. He said the other officer has been hit and is at Harborview [Medical Center].
"This is uncharted territory for us," Johnson said, according to the Seattle Times. "This is going to be a rough couple of days for our organization."
Johnson added the suspect is still at large and considered "armed and dangerous." He was last seen by a witness holding a handgun.
The incident occurred around 9:40 p.m. in Bothell. The suspect led police on a brief pursuit following the attempted traffic stop, before he got out of the vehicle and fled on foot. According to the station, a significant police presence involving multiple K-9 units and a helicopter are currently searching the city for the suspect.