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5 dead in Washington state shooting


Police say 5 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 officers responded to an emergency call in Federal Way of shots being fired.

Arriving police spotted two injured men on the ground in a parking lot, when one of them reached for a gun as the officers moved in to assist them.

Officers then opened fire and the man was killed, but it wasn't immediately clear if it was from police gunfire.

The other man was found on 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.

We'll bring you more when the details become available.

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