Early Morning Verbal Domestic Ends in Officer Involved Shooting


Auburn Police are investigating an early morning officer involved shooting near Lake Tapps.

Early this morning, Auburn police responded to the Palmero Apartments at 1200 71st Street SE for a verbal domestic. Police contacted a male, in a parking lot, that was involved in the domestic. A physical altercation occurred when the male pulled a knife. Commands were given, but the male did not comply. One shot was fired striking and killing the male. Valley Regional Fire also responded to the scene. Valley Regional Investigations Team is investigating the shooting.