LACEY, Wash. (AP) - A deputy shot and killed a man who pulled a knife after being hit with a Taser on Tuesday, the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office said.
The deputy responded at about 5:25 a.m. Tuesday to a report that the man was at a home near Lacey in violation of a restraining order, the office said. The deputy used a Taser on the man after he refused to follow instructions.
The sheriff’s office said the man then pulled a knife and the deputy shot him.
The deputy is a six-year veteran of law enforcement. He has been placed on administrative reassignment pending a review of the shooting.
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