Police: Man with gun shot, wounded by Pierce County deputy
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Pierce County Sheriff’s deputy shot a man in Buckley Thursday after the Tacoma Police Department said the man produced a handgun during a domestic violence call.
Deputies were called at about 1:45 p.m. Thursday to a residence southeast of Tacoma in Buckley. Sometime after arriving, the man produced a handgun and one deputy fired at him, KIRO reported.
After the shooting, deputies administered aid to the man and he was flown in critical but stable condition to a hospital, Tacoma police spokeswoman Wendy Haddow said.
The man is 70 years old, KIRO reported. No further information was immediately available.