SEATTLE (AP) — A man authorities say stole two vehicles at gunpoint in separate carjackings was shot and killed by Seattle police Sunday after firing at officers during a high-speed chase.
A man in his 30s entered a downtown coffee shop armed with a handgun, prompting employees to call police. Police say the man then fled to a nearby tattoo parlor before stealing a vehicle at gunpoint and driving north. Authorities say he then stole another vehicle, shooting at pursuing officers as they followed him as he drove northbound onto Interstate 5 before exiting in the city's Ravenna neighborhood.
Police say the suspect again fired at officers, who fatally wounded him.
Several officers and other motorists were treated for non-life-threatening injuries caused by collisions during the incident.