shooting Section

Task Force: recent SR 509 shootings from single firearm; suspect sketch released

Task Force: recent SR 509 shootings from single firearm; suspect sketch released

UPDATE: The Washington State Patrol on Thursday, Mar. 14 announced that the SR 509 Task Force has recently received results from the (WSP) Crime Lab, indicating the use of a single firearm in a series... [Read more]

REPORT: Suspect who shot, killed man at Puget Sound Park charged

REPORT: Suspect who shot, killed man at Puget Sound Park charged

The Seattle Times is reporting that a suspect has been charged for the “random shooting” on Feb. 12 at Puget Sound Park that killed 22-year old Edwin Espinoza Lopez: King County prosecutors... [Read more]

22-year old man shot in Burien Thursday night; suspect still at large

22-year old man shot in Burien Thursday night; suspect still at large

The King County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting near the Burien Plaza on SW 148th Street near 1st Ave South in Burien Thursday night, Feb. 14. Police say that the victim – a 22-year... [Read more]

UPDATE: 22-year old man shot, killed by 23-year old in Burien Tuesday night

UPDATE: 22-year old man shot, killed by 23-year old in Burien Tuesday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a man was shot and killed in Puget Sound Park in the 12800 block of 1st Ave South (map below) in Burien Tuesday night, Feb. 12 at around 9:30 p.m. When... [Read more]

Armed suspect barricades self in White Center Subway restaurant Monday

Armed suspect barricades self in White Center Subway restaurant Monday

On Monday, Feb. 4, at 4:15 p.m., King County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a domestic violence disturbance near the 10400 block of 16th Ave SW in White Center (map below), where they encountered... [Read more]

Online fundraisers started for teen blinded by shooting on SR 509

Online fundraisers started for teen blinded by shooting on SR 509

Online fundraisers have been started for Andy, a 14-year old student at Cascade Middle School who was blinded when a random bullet struck him in the head while traveling in a van with his family on SR... [Read more]

Shots exchanged during carjacking in Burien driveway Sunday night

Shots exchanged during carjacking in Burien driveway Sunday night

Photos courtesy Tonya Lamoureux Shots were exchanged when a man was carjacked in his driveway by three armed suspects in the 400 block of S. 191st Place (map below) in Burien Sunday night, Jan. 20. Police... [Read more]

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

On Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17, 2019, a press conference was held at Burien Police Precinct #4, where a task force was announced to investigate a pattern of unsolved shootings – 11 so far – on and... [Read more]

Police seeking info on SR 509 shooting near 1st Ave S. bridge that left teen blind

Police seeking info on SR 509 shooting near 1st Ave S. bridge that left teen blind

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) and King County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) are requesting assistance from the community in locating the individual responsible for a Dec. 20, 2018 shooting that hit a child... [Read more]

Man found shot dead in White Center early Wednesday morning

Man found shot dead in White Center early Wednesday morning

From our sister site The White Center Blog: The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a 51-year old man was found dead from a gunshot wound in the 10400 block of 15th Ave SW in White Center... [Read more]

Man shot, killed near White Center Monday night

Man shot, killed near White Center Monday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting in the 10000 block of 1st Ave SW near White Center (map below). The male victim was apparently shot and killed inside a home. No... [Read more]

Burien City Manager Brian Wilson releases statement on Public Safety

Burien City Manager Brian Wilson releases statement on Public Safety

Despite trends that show crime is actually decreasing, recent events have shown that City, County, and regional leaders need to come together to address the unacceptable violence that is harming our community. The... [Read more]

Man shot in stomach in Burien Wednesday morning

Man shot in stomach in Burien Wednesday morning

A 27-year old man was shot in the stomach in Burien Wednesday morning. The shooting occurred in the 12400 block of Ambaum Blvd. SW. Police say that the victim suffered non life threatening injuries, and... [Read more]

Chief says teens who killed innocent woman will be charged at ‘highest’ level

Chief says teens who killed innocent woman will be charged at ‘highest’ level

By Jack Mayne Burien’s police chief says his force and the King County Sheriff’s Office are working to make certain that the stray bullet death of a respected 51-year old worker in a chiropractic office... [Read more]

Drive-by shooting, economic development on agenda for Council Monday night

Drive-by shooting, economic development on agenda for Council Monday night

At Monday night’s Study Session (Sept. 24, 2018), the Burien City Council will hear presentations on the recent drive-by shooting homicide investigation from Police Chief Boe, as well as about Economic... [Read more]