A SHOOTING in Everett, Washington has caused a local university to be shut down and evacuated after a police officer was reportedly killed and a van with children inside was hit.
Everett Police say it was a “significant incident” in which a car chase ended in a car crash.
Traffic cameras in Everett show a Mini Cooper was involved.
Pictures from the scene show a crushed blue car and officers rolling an empty stretcher. Police, fire and medical personnel and vehicles can also be seen.
WSU Everett closed at 3:30 p.m. local time from “excess of caution in response to recent police activity on Broadway.”
“Please evacuate the building at 915 N. Broadway for the rest of the day. There is no immediate threat to our community. Thank you very much for your cooperation.
According to KIRO 7 News, witnesses reported that they saw up to 30 patrol cars fly by on the way to the crime scene.
The investigations are ongoing.
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https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/18071956/everett-police-shooting-lockdown-evacuation-college-cop-killed/ Everett police shooting leads to lockdown and evacuation at college after ‘killing a cop and hitting a van with kids inside’