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Man killed by Wenatchee police with multiple shots

Published On: Dec 18 2013 01:56:34 PM CST
WENATCHEE, Wash. -

The Chelan County coroner says the man killed by a Wenatchee police officer during a drug-string arrest had multiple gunshot wounds.

He was identified Tuesday as 43-year-old Robert Harris of Wenatchee.

KPQ reports the Washington State Patrol is investigating Thursday's shooting. It happened in the drive-thru lane of a fast-food restaurant after the uniformed officer had pulled over a suspect in an undercover drug deal.

The officer was treated at a hospital for minor injuries suffered during the struggle.

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