Suspect identified in deadly officer involved shooting in Stevens Co.

Suspect identified in deadly officer involved shooting in Stevens Co.

Suspect identified in deadly officer involved shooting in Stevens Co.

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on March 27, 2014 at 5:59 PM

RICE, Wash. -- Authorities identified the man killed Tuesday when he opened fire on a Stevens County detective.

It happened in the small town of Rice, Washington. Officials said detective Duane Johnson arrived at the home for a disturbance call.

READ: Stevens Co. detective shot and injured

Authorities said Brendon Wright had a shotgun and opened fire just as the detective was getting out of his car.

Johnson returned fire and hit Wright in the chest, killing him.  

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