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Updated: Woman Shot During South Seattle Home Invasion Robbery

UPDATE: March 30, 2108, 8:11 p.m.

One of the suspects in this case has been arrested.

Update March 15, 2018:

The Kia Spectra has been recovered in South Seattle.  Detectives are processing the car for evidence.  The vehicle depicted below, believed to be a silver 2015 to 2018 Toyota Corolla 4-door, Hybrid, was used to pick up the three suspects in the 9400 block of Rainier Avenue South on the morning of March 8th.  Anyone with information on this vehicle, or who may have information on the home invasion robbery, is asked to contact Detective Magan in the Robbery Unit at (206) 684-5540.

Update March 8, 2018:

Detectives have located additional surveillance photos of one of the suspects and their vehicle.  Detectives now believe they were driving a red 2008-2010 Kia Spectra with aftermarket wheels.

Please call 911 immediately if you spot the vehicle and do not approach the car. If you have additional information about this case please call contact Robbery Detective Mike Magan at (206) 684-5540.

Update March 7, 2018:

Investigators are releasing home surveillance video from a nearby residence that depicts a suspect vehicle detectives believe was used in yesterday’s Renton Avenue South home invasion robbery.

It is believed that a third, unidentified suspect was driving a red or maroon 4 door sedan that the suspects got out of and then were later picked up in.  It appears that the right front hubcap of the suspect vehicle is missing.

The two suspects that entered the home are described as being in their late teens to early twenties.  The physical and clothing description remain the same.

The victim remains hospitalized.

Anyone who may have additional information, home surveillance, or dash cam video from the area around the 10700 block of Renton Avenue South from March 6th, 2018, between 3:45 pm and 4:15 pm, is asked to contact Robbery Detective Mike Magan at (206) 684-5540.


Original March 6, 2018:

Detectives are currently investigating a home invasion robbery that occurred Tuesday afternoon in South Seattle.  A 71-year-old female was shot in the shoulder and pistol-whipped by the suspects.

Shortly before 4:00 pm, officers responded to a residence in the 10700 block of Renton Avenue South on a report of a home invasion robbery.  Seattle Fire responded and transported the female victim to Harborview Medical Center for treatment.

Officers are searching for two suspects.  The first suspect is described as a light-skinned black male in his late teens.  He is described as 6′ tall, wearing a white jacket and white pants and armed with a black handgun.  The second suspect is also described as a light-skinned black teen, 5’6″, skinny, wearing a blue jacket and dark pants.  He has a mustache.

The suspects were last seen running southbound from the house.

Currently, K-9 teams are conducting a track searching for the suspects.  King County Sheriff’s deputies have also been notified of the call.

This is an active and on-going investigation and information is subject to change.  We will update any significant changes here.  Robbery detectives will conduct the follow up investigation.