Suspect's body found after shots fired at Bellevue police

Suspect's body found after shots fired at Bellevue police

Credit: KING

An armed person was found dead in a Bellevue park Jan. 3, 2014, hours after he allegedly fired shots at officers.

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on January 3, 2014 at 7:03 AM

Updated Friday, Jan 3 at 12:53 PM

An armed person was found dead in a Bellevue park Friday morning, hours after he allegedly fired shots at officers.

Bellevue Police said the suspect's body was found in Wilburton Park around 8:30 a.m.

A Bellevue Police spokesperson said officers responded to reports of a suicidal male around 11:30 p.m. Thursday. That was followed by reports of shots fired in the area around midnight.

During a search of the area, officers reported hearing more shots fired at them. Nobody else was injured.

SWAT locked down much of the area and a helicopter was used during the search.

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