Kittitas County, WA-A Deputy with the Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office was killed in the line of duty Tuesday evening in the city of Kittitas.
Deputies were called to a driving complaint in the Badger Pocket area of Kittitas County.
At approximately 7:45 p.m., deputies attempted to stop the vehicle involved but the driver failed to stop.
When the vehicle finally stopped in the city of Kittitas, the suspect exited the vehicle and exchanged gunfire with a Kittitas County Sheriff’s deputy and a Kittitas police officer.
The deputy was shot and died from his injuries at Kittitas Valley Hospital. The Kittitas officer was also shot and was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center.
The suspect was shot, and later died at Kittitas Valley Hospital.