'It came out of the blue': Police shoot suspect in Normandy Park

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NORMANDY PARK, Wash. - Officers shot and injured a suspect Friday morning in Normandy Park after responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle.

According to the King County Sheriff's Office, a call came into police about the occupied suspicious vehicle near 21600 6th Avenue South around 5 a.m. Friday.

Officers quickly arrived at the scene in a leafy, quiet neighborhood. Soon after, shots were fired.

The Sheriff's Office confirms a suspect there was shot in the shoulder by Normandy Park police, although it is unclear what led up to the shooting.

Neighbors tell KOMO News they heard three or more shots fired.

"I was just about to fall asleep when I heard two men yelling and then gunshots down that way," said neighbor Miles Beler. "By the time I ran and got my clothes back on, I saw officers with long guns walk down the street, and then it just filled with police cars and ambulances.

Beler said he heard three or four shots in rapid succession.

"It all came out of the blue for me," he said.

The suspect's condition is unknown. All officers are reported to be OK.

The King County Major Crimes Unit will investigate the incident.

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