Detectives Investigating Homicide in Licton Springs Neighborhood

On July 9th, just after 7:30 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to a report of a shooting on N 96 Street, just east of Aurora.

Officers arrived and found an adult male victim on the ground. Police performed CPR until relieved by Seattle Fire Medics. Unfortunately, the victim succumbed to his injuries, and died at the scene.

According to witnesses, the victim appears to have been targeted by two male suspects.

North Precinct officers and King County Sheriff’s Office Guardian One helicopter searched the area for the suspects, but without success.

Homicide and CSI detectives responded to the scene to investigate.

This information is preliminary and subject to change as the case proceeds. This post will be updated as new details become available.

We ask anyone with information regarding this case to call the Homicide tip line at (206) 233-5000.