A shooting in a Wal-Mart parking lot in Port Orchard, Washington reportedly killed a sheriff’s deputy and a Tacoma hospital is expecting to receive additional victims. The Wal-Mart is located at 3497 Bethel Road SE in Kitsap County. At this time the area is blocked off. More as information is available. Source KOMO.com See UPDATES below.
KOMO now reports at least three injured, including possibly another sheriff’s deputy. Witnesses said one shot was fired, followed by 6 more in rapid succession. There is no information about the suspected shooter.
UPDATE 6:40 p.m. CDT: The gunman reportedly was seen running towards a wooded area and shooting backwards toward the Wal-Mart.
UPDATE 6:55 p.m. CDT: Two deputies shot, shooter dead.
UPDATE 8:50 CDT: A young woman or teenager who was at the scene also died later at Tacoma General Hospital of gunshot wounds she sustained in the shoot-out.