Pierce County sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a 50-year-old man tonight after the man allegedly opened fire while a SWAT team served a search warrant at his home near Roy.
The man used a Russian style high-powered assault rifle to shoot at deputies and a sheriff’s airplane that was helping to serve a high-risk search warrant at the man’s 20-acre rural property in the 2500 block of state Route 702, sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer said.
SWAT brought armored vehicles to serve the warrant because the man allegedly shot at his neighbors earlier in the
day. Troyer said the man …