Man Wanted for Questioning in Murder of Woman Near Othello Station

UPDATE 11/13/2017

Arshawn Mason is now in custody after turning himself in to detectives earlier today.  He was booked into the King County Jail.  This remains an active and on-going investigation.

 

UPDATE 11/1/2017

Seattle Police Homicide detectives are searching for Arshawn Ezekiel Mason, 19, for questioning in connection to the murder of My-Linh Nguyen. Arshawn Mason is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information regarding Arshawn Mason’s whereabouts is asked to call 911 immediately.

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UPDATE 1/13/2017

Homicide detectives have released a sketch of a suspect in thelinh-nguyen-homicide-suspect homicide of My-Linh Nguyen. Detectives also believe the vehicle pictured may be have been used by the suspect at the time of the homicide. If you have any information in this case please call the Homicide tip line at (206)233-5000.

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Homicide detectives have now taken over the investigation because the victim has died of her injuries.


ORIGINAL POST 12/16/2016

Detectives are investigating after a woman was shot during a robbery in South Seattle Thursday night.

Officers responded to 39 Ave S and S Warsaw St at 8:30 PM to reports of shots fired.

Witnesses said the victim was walking in the area when the suspect approached her and attempted to steal her purse. The suspect shot the victim and fled the area.

Seattle Fire Department Medics took the woman to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition. Officers are continuing to search the area for the suspect.

This is an active scene and details may change as the investigation continues. If you have any information please call 911 immediately.