(Pasco, WA) — Pasco Police say it was a deadly knife fight that lead to an officer-involved shooting. This happened at 6th and Lewis Streets Sunday morning around 11:40am. According to a statement from Special Investigations Unit: Pasco officers arrived on the scene and found a male lying on the ground with apparent stab wounds. An officer rendered medical aid to the injured male. This male died of his injuries at the scene. Two additional officers contacted the male who was armed with the knife. The male charged at the officers who attempted de-escalation tactics. Despite efforts to deescalate, the male continued to
advance toward the officers. Officers shot at the male, striking him with gunfire, stopping his aggression.
Officers immediately rendered medical aid. The male who was shot was transported to a regional
hospital by ambulance.