King County Sheriff’s Office Detective Shot While Serving Eviction Notice
Three King County Sheriff’s Office detectives were serving an eviction notice in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood when one of them was shot on Monday morning. The suspect barricaded himself inside the residence and was later found dead inside. According to the Independent Force Investigation Team (IFIT) press release, the detectives contacted the suspect before the gunfire was exchanged. The injured detective was taken to Harborview Medical Center and remains in critical condition.
The shooting incident caused a large police response in the area, leading to the closure of several streets in the neighborhood for an extended period of time on Monday morning. The Sheriff’s Office has not yet released the name of the detective who was shot.
IFIT Press Release Reveals Details of the Shooting Incident
The IFIT press release sheds light on the details of the incident and helps us understand the situation better. We will continue to follow the story and provide updates as they become available.
IFIT-KC will be conducting the investigation into this morning’s shooting involving the King County Sheriff’s Office. IFIT-KC investigators are en route. Once everyone is briefed on the situation, acting IFIT-KC PIO Meeghan Black will hold a media briefing. Time/location TBD. pic.twitter.com/mvbmtsbheh
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