Officer-involved shooting leaves 1 dead in Spanaway

Officer-involved shooting leaves 1 dead in Spanaway
174th Street South and Pacific Avenue South, Feb. 1, 2014.
SPANAWAY, Wash. - Investigators are piecing together an officer-involved shooting that left one man dead in Spanaway Friday night.

Shots rang out just after midnight near 174th Street South and Pacific Avenue South after deputies pulled over a driver whose 21-year-old passenger had a felony warrant out for his arrest.

Investigators say at some point, the passenger used pepper spray on the officers and one of the deputies fired back at the man.

Two other people in the truck were detained for questioning, and investigators have not released any identifying information on the incident.

Pierce County prosecutors are continuing the investigation.