Man shooting at cars killed by police in Thurston County

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on August 15, 2012 at 1:58 PM

Updated Wednesday, Aug 15 at 5:31 PM

Police shot and killed a 70-year-old man who witnesses say was shooting randomly at cars in Littlerock Wednesday morning.

According to Thurston County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Greg Elwin, witnesses called 911 to report that a man with a rifle was shooting at cars in the 6200 block of Maytown Road, both from the road and from outside his home.

When police arrived, he allegedly fired at them. Officers returned fire, killing the man on the back porch of his home.

There are no reports of officers or anyone else injured.

Littlerock is located about 14 miles south of Olympia.

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