Armed suspect fatally shot by deputy in Pierce County

GRAHAM, Wash. (AP) — A 39-year-old man was fatally shot by a deputy in Pierce County, officials say. KIRO-TV reports the shooting happened near Graham. Police responded to multiple 911 calls Sunday night reporting gunshots in the area. One report also said the suspect held a knife to someone’s throat. Police were told the suspect was armed. Around 10:30 p.m., police heard gunshots coming from a house and officer safely got three people out. The armed suspect remained inside. At 11:35 p.m., the suspect came out and started firing. A deputy fatally shot him. The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.