Two men shot, one dead in Burien incident
information from King County Sheriff
Burien Police responded to a report of a shooting last night and found two men shot. One of the men died at the scene, the other was taken to Harborview with a gunshot wound to his leg. (C17055256)
Just before 10pm last deputies responded to the Alcove Apartments near S120th St and 1 Ave S to a report of a shooting. When deputies arrived they found one man who appeared to have multiple gunshot wounds and another who had been shot in the leg.
Deputies learned there had been a party in a vacant unit and the two men left the party and went into the hallway. An argument was heard and then gunshots. Evidence at scene indicates the men shot at each other. A motive for the shooting has not yet been determined.
The deceased man is an 18 year old man from Maple Valley. His identity will be confirmed and released by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. The other man, 17 of Newcastle, is at Harborview in stable condition.