Deputies shoot 2 men after stolen-truck chase near Tacoma

The driver of a Ford F250 drove toward deputies when he was shot, authorities said.

TACOMA — Pierce County sheriff’s deputies shot and injured two people near Tacoma early Tuesday after they drove at deputies after a pursuit.

It was about midnight when a deputy spotted a stolen Ford F250 pickup driving recklessly in the 7200 block of Golden Given Road East and tried to pull it over.

The driver sped away and police initiated a chase, which reached 70 mph on residential roads.

Other deputies joined the pursuit, which ended in the 9600 block of Golden Given Road East.

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“At one point during the pursuit, he loses control and goes off the roadway and ends up facing the deputies,” Detective Sgt. Gary Sanders said.

The deputies got out of their patrol cars and ordered the people in the truck to get out.

When the 33-year-old man behind the wheel drove forward toward deputies, three…

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