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    Suspect dead after eviction order leads to shootout in Auburn

    By KIRO 7 News Staff,


    Deputies with the King County Sheriff’s Office were involved in a shooting in Auburn Friday afternoon, according to the Valley Independent Investigative Team.

    At about 11 a.m. Friday, deputies with the King County Sheriff’s SWAT Team and Auburn police served a high-risk civil eviction order at 24 Auburn Way South.

    Shortly after making contact, shots were fired and a person was killed at the scene. No officers were injured.

    According to a video of the shooting, a SWAT team approached a home and was fired on before they fired back.

    Six deputies were involved in the shootout. All of them have been placed on administrative leave.

    KIRO 7′s Bridget Chavez is in the area, gathering more details.

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