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Man killed after confrontation with police in Vancouver

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VANCOUVER, WA (KPTV) -

U.S. marshals hunting a wanted man tracked him down Friday to the Addison Apartments, where a confrontation ended in his death.

Vancouver police spokeswoman Kim Kapp said a member from the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force tried to contact the man, who was in his car in the complex parking lot at 7831 NE 18th St.

The man rammed his car into an undercover U.S. marshal's car that had officers inside. Those officers got out of their car and approached the man's car with weapons drawn, Kapp said.

Police said the man's actions, while still in the driver's seat of his car, prompted marshals' task force members to open fire on him.

The man was killed while inside his car.

"I heard, 'get down!'" said Angelica Glavin, who was walking her dogs nearby. "And I got down and there was gunshots."

Police haven't identified the man, but they said he's known to law enforcement, was believed to be armed, and had an active Department of Corrections felony warrant out for his arrest.

Officers said he was a suspect in several ongoing felony cases.

Police said there were other people at the scene who were detained in connection with the incident, but there was no immediate word on what charges, if any, they may face.

Detectives taped off a large portion of the apartment complex parking lot so the Clark County Major Crimes Team could investigate.

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