MOSES LAKE – Moses Lake police shot a male outside of Lep-re-kon Harvest Foods Friday morning.
Police encountered the male at about 10:50 a.m. in the 2700 block of West Broadway Avenue. The suspect posed a threat to officers and at least one officer fired shots at the man, Grant County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Kyle Foreman said.
Details about the threat have not been released.
The male was taken to Samaritan hospital, and later airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Foreman said. He is in stable condition.
Police officials haven’t released the name and age of the person who was shot.
No officers were injured in the confrontation.
Much of the parking lot outside Lep-re-kon Harvest Foods was blocked off as the Columbia Basin Investigative Team interviewed witnesses and officers. The businesses opened again at about 3:42 p.m.