U.S. Marshals shoot, kill assault suspect in Mount Vernon

U.S. Marshals shoot, kill assault suspect in Mount Vernon

U.S. Marshals shoot, kill assault suspect in Mount Vernon

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by KING 5 News

KREM.com

Posted on February 23, 2012 at 5:34 PM

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. -- A man was shot and killed by U.S. Marshals in Mount Vernon Thursday.

According to Chris Cammock of Mount Vernon Police Department, he was a 26-year-old man wanted on an assault charge in Skagit County.

Cammock said U.S. Marshals spotted the suspect riding a bike Thursday afternoon and went after him.

Following a pursuit, Cammock said the suspect pulled out a gun and fired at the agents. They returned fire, shooting and killing him.

There were no other injuries as a result of the incident. 

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