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Manhunt ends: Suspected cop killer shot, killed
Maurice Clemmons, the man suspected of gunning down four police officers in a Lakewood coffee shop, was shot and killed by a lone Seattle patrol officer investigating a stolen car early Tuesday, a sheriff's spokesman said.
Four other people were arrested for allegedly helping the suspect elude authorities during a massive two-day manhunt.
Clemmons was carrying a handgun he took from one of the dead officers when a Seattle policeman recognized him near a stolen car in a working-class south Seattle neighborhood about 2:45 a.m., Assistant Police Chief Jim Pugel said.
The officer approached the car, then detected movement behind him, recognized the suspect and ordered him to show his hands and stop.
"He wouldn't stop," Pugel said. "The officer fired several rounds, took the person into custody."
Clemmons, 37, had a serious gunshot wound from one of the four officers killed in the coffee-shop shooting.
Police planned to arrest more people who helped Clemmons.