Pierce County Deputy Killed Responding To Home Invasion | KNKX

Pierce County Deputy Killed Responding To Home Invasion

Jan 8, 2018

FREDERICKSON, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in Washington state say they now have a detailed description of a man suspected of involvement in the fatal shooting of sheriff's deputy.

The Pierce County Sheriff's Department said Monday that authorities are looking for a mixed race or white man who is tall and thin, with curly dark hair in a ponytail.

He's described as having a large pointy nose and pock marks on right side of face, and was seen wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and black beanie.

Deputy Daniel McCartney was shot and killed during a foot chase as he responded to a home invasion in the Frederickson area, southeast of Tacoma, late Sunday night.

One suspect was found dead at the scene but the other escaped, prompting a manhunt.

McCartney, 34, was a Navy veteran and father of three young boys, according to sheriff's department spokesman Ed Troyer. McCartney lived in Yelm.

The department says McCartney was responding to a home invasion about 15 miles southeast of Tacoma, late Sunday night when he was shot during a foot chase.

Officials say two suspects were involved. One was found dead at the scene. The other is being sought