Police shoot stolen car suspect in Tacoma

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Associated Press

Posted on December 10, 2012 at 12:32 PM

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Lakewood police wounded the driver of a suspected stolen car Sunday night when a chase ended in a shootout.

Lakewood police Lieutenant Chris Lawler told KING-TV (bit.ly/VZdJni) there were two officers in the car that chased the stolen car on Interstate 5 to Tacoma.

Lawler says the driver got out of the car and shot at officers. Officer fired back hitting the man. He appeared to be dead at the scene but was taken to Tacoma General Hospital, condition unknown.

The officers are not hurt.

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