Police Officer Jonathan Shoop
Bothell (WA) Police Department
End of Watch: July 13, 2020
Police Officer Jonathan Shoop was shot and killed as he and his partner attempted a traffic stop. The suspect fled the scene, struck a pedestrian, and then crashed. The suspect then opened fire on the officers while they were still in the patrol car. Officer Shoop’s partner returned fire, inadvertently striking and killing Officer Shoop. The suspect fled on foot and was later apprehended. Officer Shoop is the 31st law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the second officer fatality from the state of Washington in 2020.
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