A stabbing at a popular Renton bar led to a police shooting over the weekend.
Officers shot and killed a suspect at Cheers Bar and Grill in downtown Renton, after the suspect threatened patrons with a knife and stabbed one person.
According to Renton police, officers responded to a 911 call around 10:07 p.m. on Saturday, June 15.
The suspect was allegedly on the street verbally threatening folks and waving a knife, according to police. Officers followed the person as they went into Cheers. He then stabbed one person.
The stabbing victim is recovering at a local hospital with unknown injuries.
An independent team has been called in to investigate the officer use of firearm on the subject. No officers were injured.
Anyone with information is asked to call 425-430-7500 and reference Case No. 19-6716.
This story will be updated as more information is available.