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Seattle police kill suspect in officer slayings

SEATTLE (AP) - Authorities say a man who gunned down four police officers was shot and killed by a lone officer who found the suspect in a stolen vehicle on a Seattle street.

Assistant Police Chief Jim Pugel says 37-year-old Maurice Clemmons was killed about 2:45 a.m. Tuesday. Pugel says the officer found the car, which had been recently stolen, recognized Clemmons and ordered him to show his hands and stop. Pugel says Clemmons wouldn't stop, and the officer fired several rounds.

A couple dozen police officers milled around at the scene, shaking hands and patting each other on the back later Tuesday morning.

Authorities say Clemmons singled out the Lakewood officers and spared others at a coffee shop Sunday morning in Parkland, about 35 miles south of Seattle.

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