Man goes berserk inside a convenience store in South Park

Officers responded to a death investigation this afternoon in South Park.

Just shortly before noon, a 36- year- old male went berserk inside a store in the 8900 block of 14 Av S. The man destroyed merchandise and assaulted the storeowner.  The storeowner defended himself with a small burst of pepper spray.

Store video shows the male collapsing just prior to the actual application of the pepper spray.  A citizen and responding officer administered CPR.  Seattle Fire medics were unable to revive him.

Homicide investigated.  It appears that it may have been a drug induced or health issue death.  The  Medical Examiner investigation will define the exact cause of death.