Suspect shot and killed by police in Vancouver

Suspect shot and killed by police in Vancouver

Suspect shot and killed by police in Vancouver

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by KGW.com Staff

NWCN.com

Posted on January 18, 2013 at 1:27 PM

VANCOUVER – Members of a U.S. Marshals Fugative Task Force shot and killed a wanted suspect after the man "escalated" the situation in Vancouver Friday morning, police said.

Police said shots were reported in the area of an apartment complex 7500 NE 18th Street with reports of someone possibly down on the ground around 11 a.m.

Officers said the suspect rammed an undercover car prior to the shooting.

Neighbors reported hearing six shots. One witness reported seeing a man who had been shot in the driver's seat of a car.

The suspect was not identified.

Police took two women and one man into custody for questioning. There were no reports of arrests.

KGW Reporter Mark hanrahan contributed to this report

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