Federal Way schools locked down during domestic violence shooting


FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - Elementary and high schools in Federal Way were locked down as a precaution after a shooting at a nearby home Friday morning.

Police went to a home in the 31400 block of 10th Avenue South at 7:30 a.m. after a man called 911 and said he had just shot his brother, according to police.

Investigators said initial information indicated that a 61-year-old Federal Way man shot his 52-year-old brother-in-law during a fight.

The 52-year-old man had a gunshot to his abdomen and was transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Federal Way High School and Mirror Lake Elementary were placed in lockdown for 30 minutes as a precaution, the Federal Way School District said. Police said no students were at risk. 

Officers and detectives are interviewing witnesses as the investigation continues.