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One Woman Deceased in Leschi Area Shooting

Police are investigating a shooting that killed one person in the Leschi neighborhood Saturday morning.

At approximately 5:00 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to a 911 call about a person shot in the 800 block of Lakeside Avenue South.

When officers arrived, they found an unresponsive female inside a residence and attempted life-saving measures. Despite their efforts, the 39-year-old victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Members of the Crime Scene Investigations Unit were called to the scene alongside Homicide detectives who will lead the investigation.

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