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Jonathan Shoop (Died Police Officer Identified) wiki, bio, age, Suspect Killer

Jonathan Shoop (Died Police Officer Identified) wiki, Jonathan Shoop bio

Jonathan Shoop has been identified as the police officer shot at a traffic stop on July 13 in Bothell, Washington.

It is with a very heavy heart that we identify our fallen officer. Officer Jonathan Shoop was shot while attempting to stop a violator vehicle on July 13th at around 9:40 PM. Officer Shoop died from his wounds at the scene.

Jonathan Shoop started his law enforcement career at the Bothell Police Department on June 3rd, 2019 after serving in the United States Coast Guard. Jonathan was a dedicated officer who served the City of Bothell with professionalism and compassion.

Jonathan was well-liked amongst his peers and throughout the community. Officer Jonathan Shoop will be dearly missed.

Officer Shoop is survived by his fiancé, his mother, and his two brothers.

More information will be available in the next few days regarding memorial services as well as opportunities to provide support for the family.

Police confirmed at a press conference on July 14 that one officer was dead, with another officer at Harborview Hospital for treatment.

Initial reports about the shooting emerged early on the morning of July 14. The Bothell Fire Department tweeted that “two officers are down after pursuit in Bothell. At least one patient has been transported to area hospital, conditions are unknown.”

Suspect

A suspect apprehended on a nearby rooftop has still not been identified by police.

Investigations

Everett Police spokesperson Aaron Snell said in a press conference, “the shooting and chase began when Bothell officers responded to a traffic stop on Bothell Way Northeast around 9:40 p.m.” After the driver was pulled over, he “led police on a short car chase before he got out and started running.”

Multiple agencies were investigating after the two officers were shot, Sebastian Robertson of King 5 News said.

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