Shooting In Seattle Suburb Kills One, Injures Six; No Arrests Have Been Made.
Washington: There was an initial investigation that indicated a dispute outside of a large gathering might have been the cause of the gunfire, possibly caused by more than one suspect, police said in a statement.
Police in the Seattle suburb of Renton, Washington, confirmed that a 32-year-old man was fatally shot, and six others were also injured as a result of multiple gunshots.
In a press release posted on Twitter, the Renton Police Department said in a press release that it was “not an active shooter situation” in the suburb, which is about 15 minutes away from Seattle. Before one o’clock in the morning, the police were called to the scene of the incident on Saturday and had to handle a large crowd of agitated people in addition to the victims.
Washington: Shooting In Seattle Suburb Kills One, Injures Six; No Arrests Have Been Made
In addition to the 32-year-old male who died, six other victims were injured by gunshots of various severity, and are currently receiving treatment at local hospitals, according to the news release.
The initial investigation indicated that there was a dispute outside of a large gathering, which led to the shooting, possibly by more than one suspect, all of whom may have been involved in the shooting. Neither the police nor the local authorities have been able to determine what the argument was about, and so far no arrests have been made.
There were multiple agencies called to assist due to the large crowd, according to the department. There is an ongoing investigation into the matter.