Rainier Beach homicide suspect booked into jail

Rainier Beach homicide suspect booked into jail

Police say Derrick Holland, 38, who had been wanted in connection with the recent shooting death of a man in Seattle’s Rainier Beach neighborhood, has been booked into jail in King County.

Jail records show he was booked at 10:35 a.m. Sunday on suspicion of homicide.

A spokesperson for Seattle police would not provide details Sunday surrounding Holland’s arrest.

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Last week, the department identified Holland in connection with the shooting death of a 51-year-old man Sunday, Aug. 4, outside a bar in the 5700 block of Rainier Avenue South.

Police have not released a motive in the shooting.

Holland, whom police previously said should be considered armed and dangerous, may make his first court appearance Monday.

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