BOTHEL, WASHINGTON (July 15, 2020)--Police Officer Jonathan Shoop, age 32, was shot and killed in the 10300 block of Woodinville Drive following a vehicle pursuit.
The pursuit started at about 9:40 pm when he attempted to stop a vehicle. The vehicle fled the stop, struck a pedestrian, and then crashed on Woodinville Drive. The occupant of the vehicle emerged and opened fire on officers, killing Officer Shoop and wounding a second officer.
The man was apprehended six hours later hiding on the roof of a nearby building.
Officer Shoop was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran and had served with the Bothell Police Department for one year. He is survived by his fiancée, mother, and two brothers.
published Gloucestercitynews.net | July 15, 2020