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February 15, 2012 at 12:13 PM

UPDATE: Seattle police arrest suspect in Jan. 3 homicide

Seattle police arrested a man yesterday morning in connection with the Jan. 3 slaying of a woman in the Rainier Valley.

A 18-year-old man was booked into the King County Jail for investigation of murder. The King County Prosecutor’s Office identified the man as Jacob Mommer, of Maple Valley, according to court paperwork released Wednesday.

According to police, officers were called to the 9300 block of Rainier Avenue South around 10 p.m. Jan. 3 for a report of shots fired.

Police said that Mommer lured the slain woman, identified as Ashton Reyes, and a man to the location under the guise that he wanted to purchase marijuana from her, according to the court filing. Reyes, 22, was fatally shot, the man with her was also wounded. He survived, according to police.

After the shootings, Mommer and another man, who has not been identified, went to Reyes’ car and took several items. Police identified him as the suspect after finding his fingerprint at the crime scene. Investigators were also able to track him to the scene by his cellphone, police said.

Details about a motive for the shootings and other information have not been released by police.

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