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NEW: Walmart shooting leaves 1 dead, 2 deputies wounded

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A Washington state sheriff says a shooting at a Walmart has left one person dead and two sheriff's deputies wounded.

Kitsap County Sheriff Steve Boyer says the two deputies along with another person are being taken to a Tacoma hospital. He says the incident in Port Orchard began at about 3:45 p.m. Few details are yet known including what may have sparked the shootings.

The conditions of the wounded aren't immediately available.

A witness, Victor Meyers, tells KOMO-TV that he heard what sounded like one shot, then six more in rapid succession.

Port Orchard is about 15 miles west of Seattle across Puget Sound.

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