A possible suspect in the shooting death of a Washington State trooper during a traffic stop early Thursday shot himself hours later as a SWAT team closed in, authorities said.
A Washington state trooper making a routine traffic stop was shot and killed early Thursday, and dozens of officers are canvassing the area looking for the shooter. According to the News Tribune, Eastbound State Route 16 is closed at Milepost 28 as investigators are looking into the shooting.
Two early morning fatal accidents have reportedly claimed the lives of two pedestrians in Puget Sound. One also injured a state trooper.