UPDATE: A Tacoma police officer shot and killed a man this afternoon in Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood, Police Chief Don Ramsdell said.
The officer, who’s been on the force for about five years, felt threatened by the man and fired two shots at him following a brief confrontation in the 800 block of South M Street, Ramsdell said. Investigators later found a .45-caliber handgun near the dead man’s body, the chief said. It was not clear whether the man pointed the gun at the officer.
Ramsdell said the investigators will interview the officer in the coming days to get his account …