2 shot in Clark County carjacking; suspect found dead

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The shooting happened near NE 159th Street and NE 75th Avenue

VANCOUVER, Wash. (KOIN) — Two people were shot during a carjacking Tuesday afternoon in Clark County and the suspect was later found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, deputies said.

The carjacking and shooting happened in the 7400 block of NE 159th Street. The Clark County Sheriff’s Office said a suspect shot two people with an AR-15-style rifle.

The suspect drove off and was considered armed and dangerous, according to deputies. The victims were taken to a local hospital. Their condition is unknown at this time.

The suspect—identified on Wednesday as 33-year-old Brendan Bo Bowers—was later found dead in the 1200 block of Yale Bridge Road, deputies said. He appeared to have taken his own life.

An investigation is ongoing.

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