TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Tacoma police have arrested an armed man who was the passenger in a car that sped away from police, who then opened fire and killed the driver.
Police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said in a statement Monday that they arrested Kenneth Wright on Sunday at about 10:30 p.m.
He was located in a house and after officers used a public address system to call him out, he surrendered. Police say Wright lied about who he was, but he was later identified by his tattoos.
Police were looking for Wright in late January. He was a homeless man with two outstanding felony warrants for robbery, drugs and firearm charges.
They spotted him in his vehicle and when they approached the car, the female driver hit the gas and drove away. An officer opened fire. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
Wright fled and was not found until Sunday night.
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