(Edited from AP, Vancouver) A man who refused to put down a gun was shot and killed by three officers early Tuesday in Vancouver.

The Columbian reports police had responded to a report of an armed man about 3:30 a.m. at an intersection just west of downtown.

(Edited from AP, Vancouver) A man who refused to put down a gun was shot and killed by three officers early Tuesday in Vancouver.

The Columbian reports police had responded to a report of an armed man about 3:30 a.m. at an intersection just west of downtown.

Police spokeswoman Kim Kapp told KGW-TV the man was “engaging in threatening activity” and refusing officer commands when he was shot.

A neighbor reported hearing six to eight shots. No officers were injured.

It was the seventh officer-involved killing in Washington in less than three weeks. Another man was wounded in a police shooting.

On Saturday, a man was killed in a confrontation with Snohomish County sheriff’s deputies at Gold Bar after they used a stun gun.

On Friday, police shot and killed a man who was waving a knife at a bus stop in Tacoma.

On Friday night, Seattle police shot and wounded a man who leveled a rifle at officers. Police said the wounded man remained in stable condition Tuesday.

Another 4 cases happened last month.

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