COVINGTON, Wash. - Deputies with the King County Sheriff's Department are investigating a fatal shooting at a house in Covington around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday.
The shooting occurred at a residence near the 25000 block of 180th Avenue SE, just north of Crestwood Elementary School.
Deputies said when they arrived at the scene, they located the body of a 30-year-old woman in the home.
After a search of the suspected shooter, deputies found the 32-year-old suspect dead in a bedroom with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Their identities have not been released.
Investigators are still determining the relationship between the victim and the suspect, but they do not believe they were a couple.
KIRO 7 has a crew at the scene and we will continue to update this story as more information becomes available. We're following the investigation and will have a live report on KIRO 7 at 11.
Deputies said there was an unrelated shooting along Wax Road, where a homeowner fired shots in the woods at a man, who he believed was the suspected gunman. It is unknown if that man was hit.
Covington is located just east of Kent in King County.
Shooting at a a residence near 25000 BLK 180 AVE SE, Covington. Suspect outstanding TAC30 en route to the the residence. Unknown on victims at this time. I will update as soon as I have more info.— KingcosoPIO (@kingcosoPIO) December 27, 2018
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