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Nearby news: SPD on lookout for suspect involved in fatal North Seattle shooting

Posted by Danielle Anthony-Goodwin on February 24th, 2014

Update:

SPD updated the blotter with further information about the suspects involved in the shooting. Read more details below:

When officers arrived on scene they found an adult male victim seated in his car in a parking lot, with a single gunshot wound to his body. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Seattle Fire. The suspects were seen running away from the area. Detectives believe robbery was the motive in this shooting.

The suspects are described as (1) black male, 20-30 years old, 5’10 tall, thin build, wearing a Northface jacket. (2) Black male, short. (3) White female.

Detectives would like to talk to anyone who may have come in contact with these suspects. Investigators believe the suspects may have been committing robberies in the area prior to the shooting incident.

Anyone with information about this incident or the suspects’ whereabouts, is asked to call the Seattle Police tip line at 233-5000. Anonymous tips are welcome.

Original Post:

SPD is on the lookout for a suspect in a fatal shooting that took place at approximately 9 p.m. on Sunday evening in the area of N 85th and 1st NW.

Check out more details from the SPD blotter below:

A man was found shot to death in a parking lot in North Seattle. On 2/23/14, just shortly before 9:00 p.m., 9-1-1 received calls of shots fired in the area of N 85th and 1st NW.

When officers arrived on scene they found the adult male victim seated in his car in a parking lot in the area. The victim sustained one gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene by Seattle Fire. The suspect, described as an unknown race male was scene running away from the area . It is believed that a robbery preceded the shooting.

Homicide and CSI detectives responded and will process the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident or the suspect is asked to call 9-1-1. Anonymous tips are welcome.

**This information is preliminary and subject to change**

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11 reader comments so far ↓

  • 1 Sam // Feb 24, 2014 at 1:36 pm

    Remember kids, just say no, or you’ll wind up like this.

  • 2 Avatar of gracie gracie // Feb 24, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    Sam, this isn’t something to make light of.A man is dead. And where did you read there were drugs involved? Nowhere.

  • 3 David // Feb 24, 2014 at 2:28 pm

    Update: looking for three suspects.
    http://spdblotter.seattle.gov/2014/02/23/suspect-in-north-seattle-shooting-being-sought/

  • 4 Paul // Feb 24, 2014 at 7:08 pm

    Sounds like a pack of feral dogs that somebody ought to put down quickly.

  • 5 boardbrown // Feb 24, 2014 at 8:58 pm

    Sounds like he was being robbed of his cell phone. This is the parking lot in front of the new Top Ten Toys. Scary news indeed!

  • 6 jason // Feb 24, 2014 at 10:08 pm

    Yeah Sam, he was in his 50′s on his nightly walk. These thugs robed and killed him. It was not drug related at all. Its time we stand the fuck up and and start watching our neighborhoods and report strange activity to police. If they don’t anything we start standing our ground and retaliate. Im sick of this shit and scared.

  • 7 Kurt // Feb 24, 2014 at 10:52 pm

    I don’t often connent but I Just wanted to post to tell you, Sam how disgusting and stupid your post was.

  • 8 topeleven // Feb 25, 2014 at 6:48 am

    Where does it say he was on his nightly walk?
    The article says he was in his car.

    Also, how would one know it was a cellphone robbery? Again, no mention here.

    I am more worried about the guy that wants to retaliate than the three thugs in question

  • 9 Josh // Feb 25, 2014 at 7:24 am

    Greenwood has become seriously dangerous. What is up with that? Street robberies there all the time, now murder. Where are these criminals coming from and why do they pick Greenwood? And if people are more worried about someone popping off about retaliation than 3 people who murdered someone, count on the crime to continue.

  • 10 boardbrown // Feb 25, 2014 at 8:05 am

    Switch to another news website, and you’ll read all about the victim and why he was robbed. The story is all over the place.

  • 11 Sam // Feb 26, 2014 at 6:08 pm

    Talking about the scumbags, not the victim folks.

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