Police investigate after man's body found on Renton street

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RENTON, Wash. -  One person is dead after a shooting in Renton Thursday morning.

 

Police received a call at 10:21 a.m. from a witness who saw a body lying in the street in the 1400 block of Harrington Avenue Southeast.

 

The caller told dispatchers that the man had a rifle and there were obvious injuries to his body and a large amount of blood present.

 

Officers arrived to find a dead man in the street.  He was clutching a rifle.

 

Police said the injuries indicated the man suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

 

The body has been turned over to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office where identification and the manner of death will be determined.