SEATTLE - On Wednesday, Seattle Police released officer body camera footage and private surveillance video showing the moments leading up to officers firing shots at the suspect.
In the footage, the man can be seen walking toward a vehicle, pointing his firearm at the vehicle. In the body camera footage, the suspect can be seen pointing his firearm at officers. That's when Seattle Police fired back, killing the suspect.
A shooting suspect and one of his victims died and another victim was injured after a shooting involving officers in Seattle late Tuesday night.
Seattle Police say officers responded to a shot fired about 9:15 p.m. to the front of the Northwest African American Museum near Jimi Hendrix Park in the Central District.
Assistant Chief Deanna Nollette said officers heard multiple shots fired when they arrived. Police said the shooting suspect walked around a corner and started shooting at police as he approached them. Officers returned fire, killing the suspect at the scene.
Police found two other shooting victims inside a vehicle. One of them died on the way to the hospital. The other, a female, is in critical condition at Harborview Medical Center.
The identities of the suspect and the victims have not been released. Multiple agencies are investigating.