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Police: Man with gun shot, wounded by Pierce County deputy

April 16, 2021 GMT

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.