Courtesy Family of Jacqueline Salyers
This bystander photo reportedly shows Jacqueline Salyers lying next to a police car, awaiting medical help. According to the witness, police shot Salyers, removed her from her vehicle, put her in a police car, drove down the street and took her out once more. When medical help arrived, she was dead.
By Stephanie Woodard /Indian Country Today, 2/10/16
A Tacoma police officer fatally shot Puyallup tribal member Jacqueline Salyers just before midnight on January 28. Her uncle and family spokesperson James Rideout said Salyers, 33, was in the driver’s seat of a parked car. Kenneth Wright, Jr., who is not a tribal member, was in the passenger seat.
According to Tacoma Police Department spokesperson Loretta Cool, officers were in the area seeking Wright for outstanding felony warrants involving robbery, firearms and drugs. They recognized Wright, exited their vehicle and approached the parked car. How…
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