At approximately 7:30 a.m. Sept. 7, multiple calls came into 911 that a man was walking in the area of 1200 block of Puget Dr. brandishing a rifle. Edmonds Police located the man and, after a brief verbal confrontation, shots were fired. The 27-year-old Edmonds man was shot and seriously injured and transported to Harborview Medical Center. The two Edmonds officers, a sergeant and a corporal, were both placed on administrative leave, as is standard procedure.
The incident remains under investigation by SMART, a team of investigators from various Snohomish County law enforcement agencies who respond to and investigate use-of-force incidents in the county.
The road at Olympic View Dr. and Puget Dr. has been closed until further notice.Original post ---
An officer-involved shooting took place this morning on Puget Drive, according to Edmonds police.
A man walking on Puget Drive with a rifle was shot by Edmonds police, who fired when the man wouldn't put his gun down, KIRO-7 News is reporting on Twitter.
A report from the Everett Herald says a police briefing will happen soon.
The Snohomish Multi Agency Response Team is investigating.
Patch will update this story as more information becomes available.