January 1, 2012 in City, News
Dean J. Koepfler photo

Emergency vehicles speed to the scene of a shooting of a Mount Rainier National Park ranger as another ranger redirects traffic in Mount Rainier, Wash., Sunday, Jan 1, 2012. A Mount Rainier National Park ranger was fatally shot following a New Year’s Day traffic stop and authorities believed the gunman was still in the woods with an assault rifle. (AP Photo/The News Tribune, Dean J. Koepfler)

AP Photo/Pierce County Sheriff's Dept. photo

Benjamin Colton Barnes is a person of interest in the fatal shooting of a park ranger at Mount Rainier National Park, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012 in Washington State.

AP Photo/Mount Rainier National Park photo

This undated photo provided by Mount Rainier National Park shows park Ranger Margaret Anderson. Anderson, 34, was fatally shot Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, at Mount Rainier National Park in Washington state, according to the National Park Service.

Ted S. Warren photo

Photos provided by the Pierce County Sheriff’s Dept. of Benjamin Colton Barnes are taped to a map of the Mount Rainier area at Mount Rainier National Park, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012 in Washington State. A Mount Rainier National Park ranger was fatally shot following a New Year’s Day traffic stop, and the 368-square-mile park in Washington state was closed as dozens of officers searched for the armed gunman over snowy and rugged terrain. Officials said Barnes is a person of interest in the fatal shooting. (

Ted S. Warren photo

A Washington State Patrol trooper carries a gun as he checks out vehicles leaving Mount Rainier National Park, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012 in Washington State. Park rangers were turning away incoming visitors after a National Parks Service Ranger was shot and killed at the park Sunday morning.