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February 23, 2014 at 11:21 PM

Man fatally shot during Greenwood robbery identified

A man fatally shot Sunday night during a robbery in a parking lot in the Greenwood neighborhood near North 85th Street and First Avenue Northwest was identified by law enforcement sources as David L. Peterson, 54.

He was the husband of Kimberly Peterson, who works at the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office as a database coordinator for the civil division, the prosecutor’s office confirmed on Monday.

“We are deeply saddened by this tragic news,” said Dan Donohoe, spokesman for King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg.

According to Seattle police, the victim called 911 to report that he had been robbed. Several people in the area also called police after hearing a gunshot shortly before 9 p.m., police said.

The victim was as found in his parked car in a retail parking lot. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Witnesses spotted a man running from the area after the gunshot, police said. No arrests had been made late Sunday.

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