Clark Co. deputies shoot, criticially wound suspect

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HAZEL DELL, Wash. (AP) — A suspect was critically wounded after being shot by sheriff’s deputies in Clark County, Washington.

KOIN reports the incident began about 7:40 p.m. in Hazel Dell.

The suspect’s name and age hasn’t been released and no details about the circumstances of the shooting were available.

Authorities said the “involved deputies” were placed on leave, standard procedure in these cases.

The investigation into the incident will be handled by the Regional Independent Investigation Team.