Seattle Police say a person suspected of shooting two others shot officers and was killed when the officers returned fire.
Assistant Chief Constable Diana Nollet said the officers were responding to a shooting near the American Northwest Africa Museum when the suspect approached a corner and shot the officers.
The officers returned fire and the person was fatally wounded.
Nolet says that two victims at the scene were hospitalized with serious injuries. The police believe the suspect knows the victims.
No other injuries were reported. Additional details about the shooting were not immediately released.
Nolet says the investigation is continuing.