Gov. Inslee issues statement on death of Pierce Co. sheriff's deputy

Massive manhunt for gunman after Pierce County Sheriff’s deputy shot and killed

According to the Pierce County Sheriff's Department, the deputy was shot just after 11:30 p.m. Sunday while responding to a 911 call for an intruder reported in a house on 200th Street East in the Frederickson area.

One of the burglary suspects, identified as a white male, also died during the confrontation with the officer. McCartney spent six years with the Hoquiam Police Department before transferring to Pierce County in 2014 and resided near Yelm.

The deputy suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma.

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The Sheriff's Department says one suspect was found dead at the scene, but another male suspect is still at large and is considered armed and risky.

"I ask all Washingtonians to join me and Trudi in holding in our hearts Deputy McCartney's family, the men and women at the Pierce County Sheriff's Department who serve alongside Deputy McCartney, and all those who serve in law enforcement across our state". He was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and a black beanie. Residents have been urged to stay indoors.

Due to the manhunt and ongoing police investigation, the Bethel School District has canceled school on Monday.

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McCartney, who enlisted in the Navy on September 10, 2002, was an electronics technician 2nd class (E-5).

McCartney enlisted in the Navy in 2002 after graduating Loyalton High School in Loyalton, California.

"Today we lost a Hero, Son, Father, Husband, Veteran and Police Officer", friend Annie Malone wrote on the fundraising page. Daniel McCartney was an fantastic human! "So I'm lifting this family up to God, the most high and remembering the smiles that Daniel gave to all of us".

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