One male fatally injured and two males also shot

Around 3:20 AM October 1st, Officers were dispatched to the report of gunshots occurring somewhere east of the 18000 block of East Valley Highway. Nothing was located at this time. Around 3:40 AM, a security guard on patrol in the area located a male on the ground in the 18100 block, in a strip mall off the main roadway. Officers arrived on scene and found the male with a fatal gun shot wound and a second male also with a gun shot wound. The second male was transported to Harborview Medical Center with life threatening injuries.

Around this time, a third subject with a gun shot wound was transported by a private vehicle to Valley Medical Center. This subject was later transported to Harborview with life threatening injuries.

Kent Police Detectives are gathering information from witnesses and are collecting evidence from the scene, meticulously working all the information that is obtained in connection with the incident to clarify the circumstances that led to this shooting.

[Source: Sgt. Robert Hollis, Kent Police Department]

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