Washington State Shooting Leaves 5 Dead, Including Gunman

PHOTO: Mason County police officers stand with their guns drawn in a shooting scene in Belfair, Washington where a gunman killed four people and himself.Mason County Sheriff/Twitter
Mason County police officers stand with their guns drawn in a shooting scene in Belfair, Washington where a gunman killed four people and himself.

Five people are dead, including a gunman, after a shooting in rural Washington State Friday, according to the Mason County Sheriff's Office.

The sheriff's office received reports of four shot at a home in Belfair, the agency said on Twitter. A SWAT team assisted the sheriff's office on the scene, where a standoff and negotiations took place, according to police.

The gunman ended up shooting himself, police said.

PHOTO: A SWAT team assisted Mason County police on a shooting scene in Belfair, Washington Friday. Mason County Sheriff/Twitter
A SWAT team assisted Mason County police on a shooting scene in Belfair, Washington Friday.

Further details were not immediately available.

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