• 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.

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