Trooper Shoots Carjacking Suspect In Olympia

Troopers Shoot Carjacking Suspect Near Olympia

Following an alleged carjacking, rollover, and refusal to exit the truck’s cab, the suspect was fired at by the Washington State Patrol (WSP).

At roughly 2:00 p.m., troopers from the Washington State Patrol (WSP) tweeted that northbound lanes of I-5 in Olympia were blocked at Martin Way and southbound lanes of I-5 were blocked at Marvin Rd. Around 7:30 p.m., the northbound lanes began to open, but the southbound lanes were closed all night.

Before the shooting, according to the authorities, the suspect would not exit the semi-cab. The truck’s Unknown circumstances may have contributed to the shooting at WSP. The suspect may have been shot, but it’s unclear.

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Traffic-clogged vehicles were redirected away from the area. The primary investigative agency for the shooting is the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office, which is working with the Region 3 Critical Investigation Team (CIIT).