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Story by Jenny Young, KOIN 6 News Staff - Story Source
Published on Friday June 4, 2021 - 12:08 AM
 
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LA CENTER, Wash. (KOIN) — The driver of a car fleeing from police at more than 100 mph stopped on the overpass of I-5 at Exit 16 in La Center, then was shot by police, the Washington State Patrol said late Thursday night.

After being shot, the driver barricaded himself in the car and refused to get out. But, authorities said, he later complied and was then taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The incident began around 7:15 p.m. when WSP troopers spotted the...