Making headlines around the Northwest this morning:
- Pierce County Deputy Dies
- Boeing Rival Expected to Concede Tanker Fight
- Seattle's Big Fireworks Show Will Return
Shock at Pierce County Sheriff's Office
Pierce County's law enforcement officers are "in shock" today after the sudden death of sheriff's deputy. Shandon Wright died at home yesterday evening, a day after undergoing surgery for a shoulder injury that happened on the job last year.
Fifty off-duty officers responded to his South Hill home upon hearing the news, according to the News Tribune's Stacia Glenn. The exact cause of Wright's death is being investigated.