An officer with the Springfield (MA) Police Department was wounded in an exchange of gunfire in the early hours on Sunday morning. The officer—identified as Edwin Irizarry—was struck twice in the arm by two .22 caliber bullets.
According to Fox News, an officer first gave verbal commands to get the man—identified as 32-year-old Kawaski Trawick—to drop his weapons, and then when the subject didn't comply, deployed a TASER on him. The subject went to the ground but did not disarm himself of his weapons. As officers closed in to disarm the subject, he jumped to his feet and charged at the officers.
The sheriff said Deputy Tatum played dead but that Vaught walked up to him and shot him several more times in the chest area. Dickerson estimated Tatum was shot three to eight times total with wounds in the chest area, an arm and a leg.
The man suspected of shooting and killing Deputy Sheriff Justin DeRosier of the Cowlitz County (WA) Sheriff's Office was shot in a confrontation with members of the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office and the Kalama Police Department on Sunday.