On Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024 at 3:22 p.m., Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to a shooting call in the 16200 block of 11th Ave SW (map below). 

Police said that a 15-year-old victim sustained a gunshot wound and unfortunately died as a result of the injury.

The child’s family and his friend were on the scene at the time of the incident and are cooperating with investigators.

The King County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit is investigating.

Highline Public Schools is also aware of this incident and is working with youth impacted by this loss of life.

As this is an active investigation this is all the information police released.

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