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September 2, 2012 at 6:02 PM

Suspect fled site of fatal shooting in Tukwila

Tukwila police are reviewing video from street and security cameras near a Tukwila hotel where a man was shot and killed Saturday night.

Witnesses reported one man runnng away from the scene around 10:30 p.m., said police spokesman Mike Murphy. Officers used dogs to track the suspect, with no luck.

The victim was a 37-year-old Tukwila man. He was shot two or three times in the neck and torso, Murphy said. Police arrived within two minutes, but the man appeared to have been killed instantly.

The shooting occurred in a fenced parking lot at the Knights Inn on Tukwila International Boulevard. The victim wasn’t staying at the hotel, Murphy said.

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