Washington Officers Kill Man Who Reportedly Threatened Them with Chainsaw

Police say they shot dead a man in rural Washington -- about 20 miles east of Kelso -- after he threatened them with a chainsaw.

Police say they shot dead a man in rural Washington -- about 20 miles east of Kelso -- after he threatened them with a chainsaw.

Two Cowlitz County Sheriff's deputies and one Kelso police officer were present during the deadly confrontation, according to sheriff's spokesman Charlie Rosenzweig, in a news release. The news release was sent early Sunday morning, but it didn't specify when the shooting occurred, Oregon Live reports.

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