18 year old arrested in fatal White Center shooting



WHITE CENTER, Wash. - The King County Sheriff's Office has arrested an 18-year-old SeaTac man, in connection to the shooting death of another teen Wednesday night.

The SeaTac man was arrested around 3.40PM Friday.

A 17-year-old male was shot in the back around 11 p.m. Wednesday night. It happened in the area of 15th Ave SW and Roxbury Street

The teen was shot as he sat inside a vehicle. Investigators believe the fatal shot entered the vehicle through the taillight.

Friends who were with the victim drove him to a nearby fire station and from there he was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle where he was pronounced dead.

The identity of the victim has not been released.

The name of the suspect has not been released.  King County detectives continue to work the case, according to Det Jason Stanley.

Stanley said in a press release Friday night that anyone with information in the shooting, is encouraged to contact the KC Sheriff's office.

This storywill be updated once more information becomes available.