Three Out Of Four SeaTac Shooters Arrested, One In Burien
The King County Sheriff’s Department announced Friday that they have arrested three of the four persons they believe are responsible for a brazen, rush-hour shooting in SeaTac on Tuesday April 7th.
One suspect, age 21, was arrested Friday morning in Burien by detectives.
Two people were wounded in the shooting, one critically.
The driver of the getaway car, age 20, was arrested that day after he was dropped off at Riverton Hospital shortly after the incident. He had sustained a â€œvery seriousâ€ gunshot wound to his groin area inflicted when one of his cohorts accidentally fired off a pistol he was holding.
The third suspect, 21, was detained in Idaho just before noon by local authorities. Sheriff’s detectives are currently in route to interview him.
Detectives are still investigating the case in hopes of positively identifying and locating the 4th suspect.
The shooting that precipitated these arrests occurred about 4pm on Tuesday, April 7th when a 2000 Cadillac was ambushed as it waited at a red light at South 188th and International Blvd in SeaTac. Numerous rounds were fired into the car from an AK-47-type rifle as the gunman stood near the sidewalk. The driver was critically injured and the front seat passenger sustained serious injuries from several gunshot wounds. Both remain at Harborview.
Three people were seen on this security video getting into the Taurus, driven by a fourth man, immediately after the shooting:
Charges for those arrested are expected next week.