A Pierce County Sheriff's Department SWAT team fatally shot a suspect who fired at deputies and a sheriff department aircraft as officers were serving a warrant on the "high-risk" suspect near Roy, sheriff's officials tell KIRO 7 Eyewitness News.
The man died of his injuries, Detective Ed Troyer said.
The shooting happened in the 2500 block of State Route 702 South -- also known as McKenna Tanwax Road -- near Eatonville Cutoff Road.
McCarty says a SWAT team was serving a "high risk" warrant, expecting possible resistance. McCarty says the suspect shot at "air support." The suspect shot at neighbors earlier.
Just before 5 p.m., viewers in the area called our newsroom, saying they saw at least a dozen police units, traveling at a high rate of speed towards the area.