A man suspected of hit and run was shot and killed early Monday morning after firing at least one shot at a Kent police officer. 

Auburn police were chasing the suspect around midnight when they asked Kent police to assist. 

Kent police eventually stopped the vehicle in the 9500 block of Canyon Drive. As they attempted to pin the vehicle in and end the chase, the suspect fired at least one shot at a Kent officer, according to police. The officer fired back and hit the suspect. 

The suspect, 38, died while being taken to the hospital.  

No other injuries were reported. 

The officer who shot the suspect has been with the department for eight years and was placed on administrative leave. 

A third-party investigation will be conducted by the Valley Investigative Team.