Police: Officer shoots armed man who beat woman, took baby

SEATTLE (AP) — Police say officers shot a man in South Seattle after he beat a woman with an iron, shot at her and abducted their baby. KOMO-TV reports the incident happened at about 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to Seattle Assistant Police Chief Deanna Nolette. Officers responded after a woman contacted police and said the man had shot at her and then fled with their infant. Nolette says the woman had serious injuries from a prolonged beating by the man. The man was found and shot by an officer. Police haven’t said exactly what happened before the shooting The man was taken to a hospital.