Another officer fired multiple shots and killed the suspect, Thomas said. The dead man's name wasn't immediately released. Lisa Walterhouse, an employee at the downtown plasma center, says police responded after the man entered the building and fired shots. She said he urged staff to call 911.
He "wanted to ambush officers. ... The suspect was waiting by the door for officers to arrive," Thomas said. "They encountered gunfire and returned gunfire." No other injuries were reported. Thomas said the officer who repeatedly shot the suspect has been with the department for less than a year.
"We are not immune to workplace violence or violence directed at our first responders," the chief said.