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Detectives Arrest Two In North Seattle Homicide Investigation

Update 7/18/19

Detectives arrested two people in connection with the June 19th murder of a man in the 8400 block of Aurora Avenue North.

Detectives served two arrest warrants Thursday morning and took an 18-year-old and 19-year-old man into custody.

Police will now work with the Prosecutor’s Office as the case moves forward.

Original 6/19/19

Police responded to the 8400 block of Aurora Avenue North at 12:34 AM Wednesday for reports of multiple shots fired. Officers arrived in the area and found a 59-year-old man sitting on a bench on the west side of the street with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Seattle Fire department Medics took the man to Harborview Medical Center where he later died from his injuries.

Homicide detectives are now investigating and are asking anyone with information to please call the tip line at (206)233-5000.