Police investigate after 18-year-old shot and killed in Rainier Beach

Police investigate after 18-year-old shot and killed in Rainier Beach

SEATTLE — Detectives with the Seattle Police Department are investigating after an 18-year-old was shot and killed in the Rainier Beach neighborhood.

Police said they received reports of shots fired just before 10 p.m. in the 9300 block of 51st Avenue South – about a half mile north of Kubota Garden.

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Police arrived they said they found the victim with gunshot wounds inside a car when they arrived.

Police said they performed first aid on the victim until medics arrived. The victim later died at Harborview Medical Center.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the police department’s homicide tip line at 206-233-5000.