Police Investigating Magnolia Homicide

UPDATE 11/24/21: On November 22nd, Homicide Detectives arrested the 77-year-old suspect in this case and booked him into King County Jail for first-degree murder. Police have forwarded the charges to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.


ORIGINAL 10/30/21: Detectives are investigating after a man with a gunshot wound was found deceased in Magnolia early Saturday morning.

At 3:24 AM police were flagged down near West Bertona Street and Gilman Avenue West. A woman reported finding a man down and unresponsive in a parking lot nearby. Seattle Fire Department Medics responded to provide care and located a gun shot wound on the victim. Medics declared the man deceased at the scene. 

Homicide detectives responded to the scene and will continue to investigate. Detectives are asking anyone with information about this case to call the Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233–5000.