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PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. - The man accused of shooting and injuring two sheriff's officers in Washington state has been identified as 35-year-old David E. Crable.  

Sheriff's officials say a sergeant and deputy were shot by Crable Monday at 8:48 p.m. Both officers were taken to area hospitals. Crable was killed in the shooting.

Pierce County Sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer says the officers were responding to a dispute between Crable and his brother at a home near Eatonville, a rural community in the Cascade foothills.  

Pierce County sheriff's records show Crable was convicted earlier this year of exhibiting or displaying a weapon with intent to intimidate. He also has been arrested for malicious mischief and assault.

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