Washington State deputy fatally shoots man, placed on leave

AUBURN, Wash. (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy has been placed on leave after fatally shooting a man in Washington State. King County sheriff’s officials say the shooting happened in Auburn around 3 p.m. Saturday. A person waved down the deputy and reported seeing a man firing a gun in a nearby back yard. Sheriff’s officials say the deputy spoke with a woman outside the house before the man came out and got into an altercation in which the deputy shot the man. Sheriff’s officials aren’t identifying the deputy or 32-year-old victim. The unidentified man’s mother, Fay Showalter, tells KIRO 7 TV the deputy didn’t have to shoot her son.