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Washington State Deputies Seriously Wounded in Ambush Attack

December 22, 2009  | 

Two Pierce County sheriff's deputies were seriously wounded late Monday after they were "ambushed" while responding to a domestic-violence call, according to the Sheriff's Department.

The shooting suspect, identified as 35-year-old David E. Crable, was shot and killed in the Monday night shootout near Eatonville, sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer said.

A deputy, shot multiple times, was in critical condition early Tuesday morning after being flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. He was undergoing surgery, Troyer said.

A sergeant, a longtime veteran, was shot once and was in stable condition at Madigan Army Medical Center at Fort Lewis. He has spoken with investigators, according to a law-enforcement source.

Read Full Story at SeattleTimes.com

Tags: Officer-Involved Shootings, Assaults on Officers


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policediver16773 @ 12/22/2009 8:36 AM

Speedy recovery Brothers. At least you got the S.O.B., prayers and wishes to both of the Officers involved.

You have to get better, I'm out of tears.

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