Pierce County Sheriff http://kplu.org en Friday morning's headlines http://kplu.org/post/friday-mornings-headlines-10 <p>Making headlines around the Northwest this morning:</p><ul><li><strong>Pierce County Deputy Dies</strong></li><li><strong>Boeing Rival Expected to Concede Tanker Fight</strong></li><li><strong>Seattle&#39;s Big Fireworks Show Will Return</strong></li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p><b>Shock at Pierce County Sheriff&#39;s Office</b></p><p>Pierce County&#39;s law enforcement officers are &quot;in shock&quot; today <a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/pierce-county-deputy-dies-after-being-treated-duty-injuries">after the sudden death of sheriff&#39;s deputy</a>. Shandon Wright died at home yesterday evening, a day after undergoing surgery for a shoulder injury that happened on the job last year.</p><p><a href="http://blog.thenewstribune.com/crime/2011/03/03/pierce-county-sheriffs-deputy-dies-from-surgery-related-to-on-duty-assault/">Fifty off-duty officers responded</a> to his South Hill home upon hearing the news, according to the News Tribune&#39;s Stacia Glenn. The exact cause of Wright&#39;s death is being investigated.</p><p> Fri, 04 Mar 2011 15:19:08 +0000 KPLU News Staff 926 at http://kplu.org Friday morning's headlines Pierce County deputy dies after being treated for on-duty injuries http://kplu.org/post/pierce-county-deputy-dies-after-being-treated-duty-injuries <p>A Pierce County sheriff&#39;s spokesman says a 29-year-old deputy has died less than 24 hours after undergoing<br />surgery for an injury he suffered in an on-duty assault last year.</p><p>Spokesman Ed Troyer called Shandon Wright&#39;s death Thursday night &quot;a duty-related death&quot; and said fellow officers were shocked. Fri, 04 Mar 2011 10:16:31 +0000 The Associated Press & KPLU News Staff 928 at http://kplu.org Newly released records reveal more about Maurice Clemmons, investigation into police murders http://kplu.org/post/newly-released-records-reveal-more-about-maurice-clemmons-investigation-police-murders <P>A batch of documents released by the Pierce County Sheriff late last week reveal more about the man who killed four Lakewood Police officers in a Parkland coffee shop in late 2009. Mon, 07 Feb 2011 23:16:56 +0000 KPLU News Staff 733 at http://kplu.org Newly released records reveal more about Maurice Clemmons, investigation into police murders