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UPDATE: Officers identify man killed in Walla Walla police shooting Sunday night

WALLA WALLA, Washington - Update: Officers have identified the Walla Walla man shot and killed by police Sunday night as 40-year-old Christopher Adam Borland. 

Officers with the Walla Walla Police Dept. responded to help someone who was armed and suicidal around 7:15 Sunday night. 

They found Borland in a car on the 1400 block of W. Pine. He tried to drive away, but stopped the car on Myra Road after a short pursuit. 

Borland then got out of the car, holding the gun. Police say he refused their commands.

Three officers shot at Borland, “in response to a perceived threat” according to the Walla Walla Police Department. 

The three officers involved are now on administrative leave, per department policy. 

The Tri-Cities Metro Special Investigations Unit is now investigating the situation. 


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