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Deputies investigate officer involved shooting in Cowlitz Co.

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COWLITZ COUNTY, WA (KPTV) -

The Clark County Major Crimes team is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred in the Kelso area, after the suspect threatened officers with a chainsaw, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s office.

Deputies said the incident happened at the 8900 block of Rose Valley Road, 20 miles east of Kelso. 

According to deputies, two Cowlitz County Deputies and a Kelso police officer were involved in the incident.

None of the officers were injured.

The male suspect was pronounced dead at the scene, according to deputies. His name is not being released at this time.

Deputies said the case is still under investigation.

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