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Seattle Police Investigating Death of Child in the Magnolia Neighborhood

Seattle Police Department Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a child Wednesday evening in Magnolia.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 3000 block of 21st Avenue West at approximately 6:30 p.m. Officers arrived and located an adult female reporting her child was shot.

Seattle Fire Department arrived and pronounced the child deceased at the scene. Officers secured the area until the Homicide Unit and the Crime Scene Investigation Unit arrived.

Two subjects were detained by police and are being interviewed by Detectives. The circumstances of the shooting are under investigation. Updates to this investigation will be posted here.