Photo shows police officers in the backyard of a residence. Deputies are actively searching an area in/near the 13000 block of Occidental Ave South for a possible shooting suspect.

The King County Sheriff’s Office said that a man was shot in the head by his roommate in a house in the 13000 block of Occidental Ave South in Burien Monday morning, March 6.

Police say that a 58-year old Burien man was arrested for the shooting.

The victim, a 38-year old man, was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with at least one gunshot wound to the head.

The incident happened just before 9:30 a.m. Monday morning.

Police received a 911 call saying a man had been shot at a house at that location.

When police arrived, they found the wounded victim near the house. He had run from the house after he was shot.

Police located and arrested the suspect a short time later.

The suspect will be booked into the King County Jail later in the day.

Police response also included overhead support from the Guardian One helicopter.

We are still working on confirming this incident and will update this post as we gather more information…

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