Crime

1 dead after officer-involved shooting in Auburn

A man was killed Saturday afternoon after an officer-involved shooting in Auburn, according to police.

The shooting happened about 12:25 p.m. near 21st and D streets Southeast, spokesman Mark Caillier said.

According to an Auburn police news release:

Police were called to a report of an armed man trying to enter a home with people inside.

As officers arrived, the man ran away.

One officer saw the man, believed to be in his 20s at 21st and D streets, where he attempted to carjack someone.

The officer fired at the man, hitting him and killing him at the scene.

The officer has worked for Auburn Police Department for more than seven years.

No victims were injured in the incident.

The investigation, conducted by the multi-agency Valley Investigations Team, is ongoing.

Kenny Ocker: 253-597-8627, @KennyOcker

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