Police: Suicidal person shot and killed by officers


The victim had a weapon

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LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a person who was suicidal was shot and killed by SWAT team officers in Longview, Washington.

The Daily News reports that officers responded to reports of a person with a weapon at about 7:20 p.m. on Sunday.

Longview police say after arriving on scene officers saw the person with a weapon and heard a gunshot. Lower Columbia SWAT was then called out and nearby neighbors were evacuated.

Police say SWAT officers were involved in a shooting and the person involved died. No names were released and the shooting is being investigated by the Clark County Regional Major Crimes Unit.

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