"TCSO deputy was in an officer involved shooting at the Lucky Eagle Casino," the Thurston County Sheriff's Office wrote on Facebook on the evening of October 10, 2017. Photo: Thurston County Sheriff's Office
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Chehalis Tribe working with local authorities on fatal shooting outside casino

A Washington man died after being involved in a shooting outside of the casino owned by the Chehalis Tribe.

The 55-year-old man was shot by a deputy from the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office, according to a press release. The incident occurred in the parking lot of the Lucky Eagle Casino and Hotel in Rochester on Tuesday evening.

"The Casino and Tribe are focused on the safety of the guests, casino employees and the community. Tribal Police, casino security and the Thurston County Sheriff’s Department are working together in the investigation," a post on Lucky Eagle's Facebook page read.

The man died after being flown to an area hospital, according to the sheriff's office.

Read More on the Story:
Lewis County to Investigate Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting at Lucky Eagle (The Centralia Chronicle October 11, 2017)
Man with gun shot and killed by sheriff’s deputy in casino parking lot (The Tacoma News-Tribune October 11, 2017)
Man shot, killed by Thurston County deputy outside casino (KIRO October 11, 2017)
Police: Thurston County sheriff’s deputy fatally shoots Lakewood m (Q13 Fox News October 11, 2017)
Sheriff: Man with gun shot dead by deputy outside Thurston Co. casino (KOMO October 11, 2017)
Deputy Shoots And Kills Lakewood Suspect In Lucky Eagle Casino Parking Lot (Lakewood Patch October 11, 2017)