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NEW DETAILS: 5 Dead In Shooting South Of Seattle

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) - Police say a man killed his live-in girlfriend at an apartment complex south of Seattle then fatally shot three men, including one who had phoned 911 to report hearing gunfire.
    
Arriving officers found a chaotic scene in Federal Way on Sunday night. Authorities say officers twice shot at the suspect in a stairway and in a parking lot.  The 28-year-old suspect also died at the scene.
    
Federal Way Police Chief Brian Wilson says authorities first received reports of suspicious circumstances about 9:35 p.m. Sunday.
    
He says the investigation is ongoing, and the names of the suspect and victims haven't yet been released.

UPDATE:

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) - Police remain at an apartment complex in Federal Way, where five people were shot to death, including a suspect who was shot by arriving officers.
    
Officers responding to an emergency call at 9:30 p.m. Sunday encountered a chaotic scene, with bullets flying.
    
Federal Way police spokeswoman Cathy Schrock said officers found two injured men on the ground in a parking lot. One of the men reached for a gun as police moved in to assist the two, and police opened fire.
    
Schrock said a total of eight officers fired their weapons. All have been placed on administrative leave as the investigation continues.
    
The other man on the ground and a third man in the parking lot were found dead.
    
In a search of the complex, police found a fourth man dead in one apartment and a slain woman in another unit.

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FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) - Police say five people are dead in a shooting at an apartment complex south of Seattle, including a suspect who was shot by officers responding to the chaotic scene.
    
Federal Way police spokeswoman Cathy Schrock says officers responded to a 9:30 p.m. emergency call in Federal Way of shots being fired.
    
Arriving police spotted two injured men on the ground in a parking lot and one of them reached for a gun as the officers moved in to assist them.
    
Schrock says officers then opened fire. The man was killed but it wasn't immediately clear if it was from police gunfire.
    
The other man one the ground and another man in the parking lot were found dead.
    
In a search of the complex, police found yet another man dead in one apartment and a slain woman in another.
    
There was no immediate word what set off the gunfire.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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