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Pullman police officer fires at man with knife

Nobody was hit, but officer is on administrative leave

PULLMAN — A Washington State University police officer is on administrative leave after firing his gun at a suspect March 27.

Officials have yet to identify the officer involved.

Meanwhile, John Bazan, 20, of Pullman, is being held in the Whitman County Jail on charges of obstructing a law enforcement officer, intimidating a public servant and resisting arrest.

The leave and arrest follow an 11:22 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, report of a man with a knife.

Police arriving on scene said Bazan had his hands in his sweatshirt pockets and began to move towards the officers, records show. When he conti...


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