They were members of a U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force that was trying to arrest 29-year-old Jesse John France of Vancouver.
The Columbian reported he was an ex-convict wanted for failing to check in with his community corrections officer.
Police found him in a car outside an apartment building. They say he rammed an unmarked police vehicle and was shot in the confrontation.
Information from: The Columbian, http://www.columbian.com
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