BOTHELL, Wash. (AP) — A man who killed one police officer
and wounded another while fleeing from a traffic stop in a Seattle suburb was
found hiding on a nearby rooftop and arrested without incident early Tuesday,
A tweet from the Bothell Fire Department around 11 p.m. PST
said two Bothell officers were “down” following a pursuit. Bothell police
Captain Mike Johnson later announced that one of them was killed.
For most of the night, Bothell police said they were
searching for a male suspect who was armed and wearing a gray tank top and
baggy sweatpants. They eventually found him nearby, police said: “Subject was
located hiding on a rooftop near the scene.
It’s unclear what sparked the pursuit and subsequent
Bothell Fire Department spokeswoman Nicole Strachila said
the second officer was taken to Harborview Medical Center. The officer was in
“satisfactory” condition, KING-TV reported.
In a tweet, Bothell Councilman Mason Thompson said he was
“My prayers are with the officers who have been shot and
their families,” Thompson said.