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Investigators: Officer shooting justified

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WENATCHEE — A Wenatchee officer who shot and killed a Wenatchee man last weekend was justified in using lethal force, a preliminary investigation found.

The investigation of the Oct. 5 incident by the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office — which is still incomplete — also found: Wenatchee Police Officers Justin Kissel and Jordan Orrell were trying to restrain Jeffery Sutherland when Sutherland fired a .380 semi-automatic handgun at Orell.

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