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Five Dead In Seattle Shooting

posted 22 Apr 2013, 14:32 by Mpelembe   [ updated 22 Apr 2013, 14:32 ]

Next Media -  Five people were killed in a deadly shooting at an apartment complex in Seattle late Sunday, police said. Police arrived as a firefight between had been winding down, finding two men, one injured and one deceased, on the floor of a nearby parking lot.

Police made an effort to rescue the injured man, but he reached for a gun, prompting police to shoot the suspect. He died shortly after. Upon searching the complex, police discovered the body of a third man in the same parking lot, then a fourth and fifth body in the apartment complex, one of whom was a woman.

It is not yet clear what triggered the shooting or if the woman participated. No officers were injured, despite the fact that bullets were still flying upon police arrival.

SOURCES: CNN, Global News Desk