Officer involved shooting Thursday near Okanogan

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March 22, 2013

(Okanogan, WA) On Thursday March 21st at around 8:20 PM Okanogan County Deputies were called to 56 East Dry Coulee Road reference a possible assault. When the Deputy arrived two adult females ran out of the residence and reported that shots had been fired inside the residence. Inside the residence still was the father and son. Information at the scene was that the father had been shot by the son.

The Okanogan County Special Response Team was called to the scene. They attempted to communicate with the occupants of the residence. When entry was made to rescue the victim, shots were fired by the suspect. The suspect was shot by law enforcement. The suspect was transported to Mid-Valley Hospital, medical condition at this time unknown. The father had been fatally wounded by his son and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident is being investigated by the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office. At this time the names of the suspect, victim and Deputy involved are not being released. No Law Enforcement Officers were injured.