FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (April 22, 2013)--Five people died in a shooting at an apartment complex south of Seattle, including the suspected gunman who was shot by officers who responded to the chaotic scene, police said.
Federal Way police spokeswoman Cathy Schrock says officers responded to an emergency call at around 9:30 p.m. Sunday in of shots being fired at the complex in Federal Way, Wash.
Officers arrived to find two injured men on the ground in a parking lot.
One of them reached for a gun as the officers moved in to assist them.
Schrock says officers then opened fire.
The man was killed, but it wasn't immediately clear if it was from police gunfire.
The other man one 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.