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Police shoot man as chase ends at grocery store

September 28, 2021 GMT

CLEARVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Police from a King County agency shot and wounded man at the end of a car chase in a grocery store parking lot south of Snohomish.

Snohomish County sheriff’s deputies responded to reports of “multiple shots fired” around 2:45 p.m. Monday along State Route 9, The Daily Herald reported.

One injured man was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, authorities said.

There was a large police response in the parking lot, the Snohomish County sheriff’s office reported minutes after the shooting. A black extended-cab pickup truck remained at the scene hours later, behind yellow caution tape, with faint yellow markings saying “KENT POLICE” on the tailgate and cab doors.

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Courtney O’Keefe confirmed the officers involved in the shooting were from a King County agency.

A team of Snohomish County law enforcement agencies, Washington State Patrol and community members that investigates police use of force incidents are are investigating.