One man dead and two officers injured in Federal Way shooting

Federal Way OIS
Courtesy: John Hopperstad


FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — Two officers were rushed to the hospital after a shooting in Federal Way Tuesday morning that left one man dead.

According to Q13 Fox News, the Federal Way Police Department responded to an apartment complex on 14th Ave. S. for a dispute call around 12:15 a.m.

Officers made contact with a man inside a vehicle parked in the complex lot and shortly after, shots were fired. It’s unclear what led up to the shooting.

The man inside the vehicle died at the scene and two officers were taken to local hospitals. One officer was shot in the leg and is being treated at Harborview Medical Center. The other officer has been treated and released.

Following standard protocol, the officers involved in the shooting will be placed on administrative leave while the investigation continues.