UPDATE 1/25/16 2:50 p.m.: Police say that a man who was found shot in Burien Monday afternoon (Jan. 25) may be the victim of gang related violence. Just before Noon Monday, police received a call about a man found shot. About the same time, they received a call from a witness whoÂ said a man showed up on his porch shot, fromÂ the same location. When deputies arrived, they foundÂ a 29-year old man who had gunshot wounds on each leg. The witness who called told police thatÂ the victim had been in a dark colored car as the passenger. The driver, an unknown Hispanic male, and the victim started fighting in the car, police said. “No shots were heardÂ and we have not found anyone at this point that saw a shootout as initially reported,” Sgt. Cindi West said. The victim got out of the car and took off and ended up at the house where the witness called. The driver of the car drove off. “We have a possible suspect car near the Heights but have not confirmed that this is the actual car,” West added. Schools in the area were put into lockdown as a precaution. PoliceÂ are investigating and looking into the possibility it could be gang related. The 29-year old victim is at Harborview Medical Center with serious injuries. PREVIOUSLY: If you saw a lot of police activity in an area near SW 130th and 1st/2nd Ave SW (map below), a man was found shot in Burien Monday (Jan. 25) around Noon-12:30 p.m. Sgt. Cindi West of the King County Sheriff’s Office told The B-Town Blog that the victim showed up at someone’s doorstep, where he was found shot. The exact location of the shooting is still unknown at this time. A witness told police that he was in a shootout with another man, and police said that a suspect who fled was driving a dark colored, possibly black, car, and is Hispanic. Helicopters and police were searching all over the area, according to one witness, and aid cars and fire units were seen attending to the shooting victim. As we gather more information on this, we’ll update this post (refresh browser to see the latest…).
.@kingcosoPIO deputies searching area after possible shoot out in Burien. One person shot. pic.twitter.com/DRYgzdbYuu â€” Meredith Foster (@MMMFoster14) January 25, 2016