Two women whose bodies were found in a fire at a home near North Bend had been shot to death, the medical examiner’s office said Monday. Detectives are still trying to find Peter A. Keller, 41, who lives in the house where the women were found.
Days after the slayings of more than a dozen Afghan civilians by a suspected US serviceman, the military has kept under wraps one of the most salient details — his name. According to the Tacoma News Tribune, the soldier was flown out of Afghanistan on Wednesday, and may be tried at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Police say a man has a concealed weapons permit for the gun his 3-year-old son used to fatally shoot himself while his family stopped for gas in Tacoma. It was western Washington’s third recent shooting by a child.
The Marysville, WA, police officer whose 7-year-old daughter was fatally shot by a sibling last weekend has been placed on administrative leave during the investigation.
Police in Washington state on Saturday arrested a 34-year-old man accused of stabbing a judge and shooting a sheriff’s deputy in a courthouse struggle, one day after he fled the small town of Montesano.
A man stabbed a judge and shot a sheriff’s deputy with her own weapon in a courthouse struggle Friday in Montesano. Much of the town of about 4,000 people went into lockdown during the afternoon as authorities searched for the man. The lockdown on schools was lifted in the afternoon, but afterschool activities were canceled.
The 9-year old boy was in court yesterday. Under state law, children between 8 and 12 years old can face charges if a court makes such a determination. A capacity hearing in this case will be scheduled in two weeks.
A former girlfriend of a man who killed a Washington state trooper has been arrested for trying to help him evade capture, the Kitsap County sheriff’s office said Friday.
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.