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Four officers shot, killed in Pierce County

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 TACOMA, Wash - A sheriff's official in Pierce County, Washington says four police officers have been shot dead in ambush at a coffee house.

Pierce County Sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer told The News Tribune in Tacoma that the officers were sitting in the coffee shop with their computers when the shooter came in about 8:30 Sunday morning.

He says investigators believe the officers were targeted, and it was not a robbery. Troyer tells the newspaper "it was just a flat out ambush." He could not immediately say what agency the officers were from.

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