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Wounded suicidal man shot dead by Mason County deputy

SHELTON, Wash. -- One man is dead after an officer involved shooting outside of Shelton Friday night.

Mason County Sheriff's deputies say they received a 911 call around 9:30 .pm. from a family member of the man that he had just shot himself, but was still alive.

When two deputies arrived at the home in the 600 bloc k of E. Island Lake Drive, there was some sort of confrontation, and investigators say the deputy ended up shooting the man. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Mason County coroner's office has identified the dead man as 53-year-old Tim Elliott.

The deputies are on paid administrative leave pending the investigation.

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