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Gunman identified in Wash state Walmart shootout

Authorities have identified a Salt Lake City man as the person who ran from deputies before opening fire in a Walmart parking lot in Washington state, sparking a shootout that killed him and a y...

Authorities have identified a Salt Lake City man as the person who ran from deputies before opening fire in a Walmart parking lot in Washington state, sparking a shootout that killed him and a young woman and wounded two deputies.

The Washington State Patrol says the man is 31-year-old Anthony A. Martinez.

State Patrol Trooper Krista Hedstrom says the identity of the woman has not yet been verified.

The shootout occurred Sunday after Kitsap County sheriff's deputies responded to a call about a suspicious person at the store in Port Orchard.

The Deseret News in Salt Lake City reports that authorities had issued an advisory for a 13-year-old girl believed to be traveling with Martinez.

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Information from The Deseret News, KIRO-TV, The News Tribune.

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PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have identified a 31-year-old Salt Lake City man as the person who ran from deputies before opening fire in a Walmart parking lot, sparking a shootout that killed him and a young woman and wounded two deputies.

The Washington State Patrol says the man is 31-year-old Anthony A. Martinez.

Kitsap County sheriff's deputies responded to a call Sunday about a suspicious person at the store in Port Orchard. Two deputies tried to talk to the suspect, but he began running and shooting. Officers say the young woman was shot as she went to the wounded man.

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Information from KIRO-TV, The News Tribune.

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