Robbery suspect fatally shot at King Smoke Shop

A robbery suspect was shot and killed at King Smoke Shop at 7758 15th Ave NW on Monday afternoon in Ballard.

Officers arrived at the scene on Monday at 4 p.m. and found two men with gunshot wounds. According to police, the 29-year-old male suspect attempted to rob the smoke shop by gunpoint and shot at the 38-year-old male employee. The employee then shot back at the suspect, who left the store after being hit.

Seattle Police say the employee sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The robbery suspect sustained life-threatening injuries and died at the scene.

Homicide detectives are investigating the incident.