After taking pictures at a suspected automobile thief on Monday, Pierce County Council candidate Josh Harris has not been arrested or charged by police. Harris mentioned that he fired pictures in self-defense on the man within the car as a result of he tried to run him over. Harris, who has a hid weapon allow, fired at the least 4 rounds from a 9mm handgun on the driver, saying he solely did so “to guard my life.” Harris filed in Could to run as a Republican for the Pierce County Council District 7 seat to symbolize Gig Harbor and Key Peninsulas, Fox Island, and elements of north and west Tacoma, in keeping with earlier Information Tribune reporting.
The person that Harris shot was taken into custody on Tuesday and remains to be within the hospital, the place he’s being handled for wounds. As soon as launched, he shall be arrested for possession of a stolen car and assault.