Man fatally shot by police in University Place

TACOMA, Wash. - One man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in University Place Friday night.

Police have not released many details, but say shots were fired just after 11:30 p.m. near the intersection of Cirque Drive West and 52nd Avenue West.

Investigators say Tacoma police and Pierce County officers were on-scene, and that the victim died inside an apartment. The sequence of events leading up to the shooting have not been released by police, and it remains unclear why the officer opened fire.

Pierce County Deputies are taking over the investigation, and have another suspect in custody.