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Man Arrested For Early Morning Homicide

Homicide detectives are investigating after a 24-year-old man was shot and killed in the 1400 block of Rainier Avenue S early Wednesday morning.

Officers were dispatched to reports of a shooting in a car occupied by four people just after midnight. When officers arrived at the scene they found the victim in the back seat of a car, stopped in the street mid-block.  Seattle Fire Department medics attempted to save the man, but were unsuccessful.

Detectives interviewed a 23-year-old passenger and determined that he was a shooter. Detectives arrested him and booked him into King County Jail.

Police are still looking to talk with another known witness who may have been present at the scene. Anyone with information about this shooting are asked to call the Seattle Police tip-line 206-233-5000.