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June 11, 2014 at 11:22 AM

Teen arrested after drive-by shooting in Rainier Valley

Seattle police arrested a teenage boy yesterday in connection with a drive-by shooting in the Rainier Valley.

Witnesses reporting the occupants of a white Acura opened fire on a business in the 8800 block of Renton Avenue S. around 5:30 p.m., police said. No one was injured, but the building was damaged.

Two people were seen running from the scene, according to police.

Police and gang unit detectives responded to the scene and saw one of the suspects jump a fence in the 9100 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way S. Police caught him, but the second suspect managed to escape.

Police recovered a handgun from the scene.

The 17-year-old Kent boy was booked into the Youth Service Center for a felony warrant. He remains under investigation for the shooting, according to police.

 

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