Man shot to death by police in Federal Way After threatening others with gun October 31, 2017
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(FEDERAL WAY, WA.) -- Officials say one man armed with a gun in Federal Way is dead from police gunfire after the man allegedly threatened others and the officers with his weapon.
The incident happened around 10:30 pm Monday night. Officers were called to a Pink Elephant car wash on Pacific Highway South after a 911 call came in about a man armed with a gun who was threatening two other men with it.
When officers arrived they found a young Hispanic man, for reasons unknown, threatening two black men with a weapon.
Police say the armed man then pointed his gun at the two officers who fired their own service weapons killing the man.
No officers or others were injured in the shooting. As is standard protocol both officers have been placed on paid administrative leave while the shooting is investigated.