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Detectives Investigating Tuesday Morning Homicide in Rainier Valley

Detectives are investigating after a man was shot and killed in an apartment in the Rainier Valley early Tuesday morning.

At 6:58 a.m., patrol officers were called to a residential building in the 6800 block of Rainier Avenue South for reports of a down person. Police arrived and found a 38-year-old man with gunshot wounds who was clearly deceased.

Homicide Detectives responded and will lead the ongoing investigation.

Members of SPD’s Crime Scene Investigation Unit also responded to process the scene for evidence.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.