Detectives are investigating after an officer-involved shooting in the Eastlake neighborhood Sunday night.
Officers were dispatched to the 2200 block of Yale Avenue East for a report of suspicious activity possibly involving a weapon. When officers arrived they found the suspects sitting in a black Subaru Impreza. As officers approached the car the suspects attempted to strike the officers with the vehicle. Officers opened fire possibly striking the vehicle. The suspects fled the area and have not been located. No officers were injured.
As per SPD policy, designed in collaboration with the Department of Justice, detectives from the Force Investigation Team and Crime Scene Investigators are on-scene with representatives from the Office of Professional Accountability to collect evidence and review the incident.
Per department policy, the
officers involved in the shooting will be placed on paid administrative leave during the investigation.
This is a developing incident and we will update this post with additional information as it becomes available.