UPDATE, 8:24 p.m. | Two men in their early 20s have been arrested in connection with the Eastlake shooting. Seattle police were searching for the suspects’ vehicle when they saw a car matching the description. They arrested the two men and recovered a gun from the vehicle.
The suspects were taken to police headquarters downtown where they were interviewed by homicide detectives then booked into the King County Jail. Police did not provide information about where the arrest took place.
UPDATE, 7:48 a.m. | Detectives are investigating the circumstances that led to the shooting that killed one man and injured another shortly after midnight Sunday in the Eastlake neighborhood.
Three people in a car stopped at a market at Eastlake Avenue East and East Lynn Street and parked in the 2200 block of Franklin Avenue East, according to the Seattle Police Department. One of the car’s occupants got out to go into the store while the other two waited in the car. As the two waited, an unknown person walked up to the car, pulled a gun and fired several shots, striking both occupants.
One victim, a male in his 20s, died at the scene. The other victim, also a male in his 20s, was wounded and taken to Harborview Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
ORIGINAL POST | One man died and another victim was wounded in a shooting near Eastlake Avenue East and East Lynn Street shortly after midnight last night.
The second victim was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Seattle police say it’s not clear what led up to the shooting. Detectives are investigating.