Update: Detectives Arrest Suspect in North Seattle Double Homicide

Update 2/23/22:

Detectives with SPD’s Homicide Unit, Gun Violence Reduction Unit, SWAT, and CRG Unit have arrested the suspect in this August 2021 double homicide.

Officers took the 23-year-old man into custody this morning in the East Precinct.

After questioning, he will be booked into King County Jail for two counts of murder, and one count each of robbery and residential burglary.


Original:

Homicide detectives are investigating after two people were found dead inside a North Seattle apartment building.

Witnesses called 911 Saturday at 4PM to report that two people had been killed inside an apartment in the 3000 block of Northeast 140th Street.

When officers arrived they found two people dead of apparent gunshot wounds.

Detectives with the homicide unit are now investigating and asking anyone with information to please call the tip line at 206-233-5000.