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UPDATE: Detectives Arrest a 17-Year-Old Suspect in Pioneer Square Homicide

UPDATE: 06/12/2024 at 10:30 a.m.

Seattle police have arrested a 17-year-old male linked to a homicide from May 25th.

A 29-year-old man was shot to death around 11:00 p.m. near the intersection of Occidental Avenue South and Yesler Way.

On June 11th, Seattle police detectives from the Homicide Unit and the US Marshalls Task Force arrested the suspect.

He was booked into the Judge Patricia H. Clark Children & Family Justice Center, King County’s youth detention facility, for investigation of murder.

ORIGINAL POST: 05/26/2024 at 1:40 a.m.

Detectives are investigating a shooting that left one man deceased in Pioneer Square Saturday night. 

Around 11:15 p.m., officers responded to a report of a male shot near the intersection of Occidental Avenue South and Yesler Way. 

Officers and Seattle Fire Department personnel arrived and located a male unresponsive in the lower level of the Sinking Ship garage. Despite all life-saving efforts the male was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Officers cordoned off the area until homicide detectives and the Crime Scene Investigation Unit arrived.

Police are working to determine the exact circumstances that led up to the shooting and identify any suspects. The Homicide unit will be leading the investigation. 

If anyone has information, please call the SPD Violent Crime Tip Line at (206) 233-5000, or Crime Stoppers: 1-800-222-TIPS. 

Crime Stoppers never asks for your name, and you can remain anonymous.