Sheriff: Suspect in Lakewood officer murders not in Seattle home - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Sheriff: Suspect in Lakewood officer murders not in Seattle home

  • Also on KHQ.comMore>>

  • City of Lakewood Identifies Slain Police Officers

    City of Lakewood Identifies Slain Police Officers

    PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. - Lakewood Police Chief Bret Farrar publicly identified the four slain police officers after an extensive and very difficult notification process.>>
    PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. - Lakewood Police Chief Bret Farrar publicly identified the four slain police officers after an extensive and very difficult notification process.>>
  • INSIDE: Live streaming video

    4 police officers shot dead at Pierce County coffeehouse

    4 police officers shot dead at Pierce County coffeehouse

    PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. - Police are searching for the gunman who walked into a Parkland coffee shop and shot and killed four Lakewood police officers.>>
    PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. - Police are searching for the gunman who walked into a Parkland coffee shop and shot and killed four Lakewood police officers, three men and a woman, about 8:15 Sunday morning as they sat working on their laptops. Pierce County sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer says the attack, inside a Forza Coffee Shop, was clearly targeted at the officers. They were in uniform with their cars parked out side. Two employees and other customers were not injured.>>

SEATTLE, Wash. - Authorities say a suspect in the slaying of four police officers who were gunned down in a coffee shop was not found in a Seattle house.

Pierce County sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer said Monday that the location of 37-year-old Maurice Clemmons is not known and it's possible he may still be in the Leschi neighborhood staked out overnight by Seattle police.

Troyer also says people who know Clemmons told investigators that he had been shot in the torso.

Troyer says warrants for first-degree murder have been issued against Clemmons. He is accused of shooting four officers from the Tacoma suburb of Lakewood Sunday morning as they were working in the coffee house.

Investigators have no indication that Clemmons had a motive aimed specifically at any of the particular officers who were gunned down, Troyer said. "He was upset about being incarcerated," Troyer said. "He was just targeting cops."

The shootings rank as the worst attack on law enforcement in state history. Three Seattle police were shot and killed by a gunman in January 1921.

UW police alert students to suspect sighting

University of Washington police have alerted students to an unconfirmed report that the suspect in the Lakewood police shootings may have been sighted on or near the campus in
Seattle.
     
Cmdr. Jerome Solomon says someone reported that Maurice Clemmons was seen getting off a bus about 7 a.m. Monday near the university's hospital. He says police are checking the area.
     
Students have been alerted by e-mail and text messages.
     
Police thought they had Clemmons holed up overnight in a Seattle house, but when officers entered early Monday he was not there.
     
Police spokesman Jeff Kappel says there was evidence he was on the property. Police have search other homes in the Leschi neighborhood, but the suspect is still at large.

$125,000 reward in officers' shooting deaths

Pierce County authorities say there is a $125,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect in the slayings of four police officers.
     
Authorities are searching for 37-year-old Maurice Clemmons. He is wanted on four counts of first-degree murder in the Sunday morning shooting deaths of the officers at a coffee house in Parkland, south of Tacoma.
     
The reward money has been put up by the FBI, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, and Crime Stoppers.

Lakewood officials decry shootings of officers

Lakewood city officials say the shooting deaths of four of their police officers in a coffee shop on Sunday was a horrific act of senseless violence.
     
The mayor, city manager and police chief of the Tacoma suburb held a brief news conference Monday. They gathered outside city offices, with dozens of members of the police force standing with them.
     
Police Chief Bret Farrar says many people have asked how they are doing.

"This is how everyone's doing. They're here, they're working hard, they're doing their job," he said, gesturing to the officers behind him.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner resigns amid graphic baboon hunting photo controversy

    Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner resigns amid graphic baboon hunting photo controversy

    Monday, October 15 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-10-15 22:29:39 GMT

    BOISE, Idaho - Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner Blake Fischer has resigned, effective immediately, after photos involving a dead baboon family surfaced from an African hunting trip. Idaho Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter announced Monday afternoon that he asked for and received the resignation from Fischer, who was under intense criticism for the graphic photos from last month.

    >>

    BOISE, Idaho - Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner Blake Fischer has resigned, effective immediately, after photos involving a dead baboon family surfaced from an African hunting trip. Idaho Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter announced Monday afternoon that he asked for and received the resignation from Fischer, who was under intense criticism for the graphic photos from last month.

    >>
  • Man run over by lawn mower while trying to kill son with chainsaw

    Man run over by lawn mower while trying to kill son with chainsaw

    Monday, October 15 2018 7:38 PM EDT2018-10-15 23:38:29 GMT

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - A man who police say was run over with a lawn mower while trying to kill his son with a chain saw has had to have his leg amputated. The Bristol Herald Courier reports that a warrant for 76-year-old Douglas Ferguson couldn’t be served until Tuesday because of the severity of his injuries.

    >>

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - A man who police say was run over with a lawn mower while trying to kill his son with a chain saw has had to have his leg amputated. The Bristol Herald Courier reports that a warrant for 76-year-old Douglas Ferguson couldn’t be served until Tuesday because of the severity of his injuries.

    >>
  • Hayden man shares story of Grizzly attack while bow hunting in Montana

    Hayden man shares story of Grizzly attack while bow hunting in Montana

    Sunday, October 14 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-10-14 19:11:51 GMT
    Bob Legasa -  FacebookBob Legasa - Facebook

    BOZEMAN, Mont. - A Facebook post by Bob Legasa of Hayden, Idaho is going viral after he survived a grizzly attack while bow hunting in Montana. Legasa says in the post: "My hunting partner Greg Gibson and I surprised a Sow grizzly and her cub as we were moving in on some Elk. We walked up to with in 12 yards when we all saw each other And before I could even reach for my bear spray she was at full charge.

    >>

    BOZEMAN, Mont. - A Facebook post by Bob Legasa of Hayden, Idaho is going viral after he survived a grizzly attack while bow hunting in Montana. Legasa says in the post: "My hunting partner Greg Gibson and I surprised a Sow grizzly and her cub as we were moving in on some Elk. We walked up to with in 12 yards when we all saw each other And before I could even reach for my bear spray she was at full charge.

    >>
HD DOPPLER 6i
/