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Man shot, killed in North Burien Thursday afternoon

UPDATE 8 p.m.: A person in his 20s was shot and killed in North Burien Thursday afternoon, June 3, 2021, the King County Sheriff’s Workplace is reporting.

The capturing occurred within the neighborhood of S. one hundred and twentieth Road and fifth Ave S. (map beneath) close to the Beverly Park neighborhood in North Burien, simply west of SR 509.

The primary name got here in at round 2:15 p.m.

Upon arrival, police positioned a single automobile collision. The 20-year outdated male driver of the automobile appeared to have suffered a gunshot wound previous to the collision.

Regardless of lifesaving efforts, he died from him accidents.

Studies are that the sufferer could have been shot whereas driving, earlier than crashing right into a fence outdoors a house. Residents thought it was simply an accident at first, however it seems that he had been shot.

North Highline Hearth, King County Medic One and the Guardian One helicopter additionally responded.

Investigators had been on-scene for a number of hours, and visitors on fifth Ave S. was blocked at 4th Place S., S. 116th and S. one hundred and twentieth.

At this level, the suspect is unknown. Please contact detectives on scene or name 206-296-3311 if in case you have any info associated to this occasion.

As we collect extra info, we’ll replace this publish (refresh web page to see the most recent).

Beneath are photographs from the scene courtesy Steve O’Kelley:


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