VANCOUVER, WA (KPTV) – A suspect was hospitalized after police say he stabbed his girlfriend inside an apartment late Sunday night.
According to the Vancouver Police Department, officers were dispatched at 11:15 p.m. to a reported assault in the 2600 block of T Street.
Police said a male suspect had forced entry into an apartment and stabbed his girlfriend.
Several others inside the apartment made the suspect leave, police said, and he encountered officers outside the apartment.
After the suspect refused to drop his weapon, VPD said two of its officers fired their weapons, shooting the suspect.
He was transported to a hospital and his current condition is not known.
Police said the female victim and three people who struggled with the suspect in the apartment were also taken to a hospital for their injuries. Their conditions were not released.
Police did not identify anyone involved in the stabbing or the shooting.
The two officers who shot the suspect have been placed on critical incident leave, per VPD protocol.
The shooting investigation is ongoing under the SW Washington Independent Investigative Response Team and is being led by the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.
No other details were released by VPD.
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