An armed man is dead and two others are injured after a shooting at the Walmart in Tumwater about 5 p.m.
Laura Wohl, spokeswoman for the Tumwater Police Department, said an adult man who had been shot was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. He was shot while the armed suspect tried to carjack his vehicle, Wohl said.
A person with his own weapon shot the suspect outside Walmart. That man was still on the scene about 7 p.m. and was being interviewed by law enforcement.
It is not clear whether the shooter ever entered the store, despite customers’ reports that he had, Wohl said. It also was not clear whether shots were fired inside the store, she said. It’s possible customers heard a gun being fired outside. Police do know no one inside the store was injured.
The incident began as a report of a drunken driver in…
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