1 shot, killed at homeless encampment in Renton, police say

1 shot, killed at homeless encampment in Renton, police say

RENTON, Wash. — Renton police are investigating after a man was killed Sunday in a reported shooting at a homeless encampment.

Officers responded about 12:25 p.m. to the 13200 block of 89th Avenue South and started CPR on a 27-year-old man who police said had been in a fight. The man died at the scene.

Investigators said the shooting happened on a large remote property located west of Southwest Second Street and Hardie Avenue Southwest.

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Police are looking for the shooter and asking for the public’s help in identifying anyone who was seen leaving the area of the encampment around the time of the shooting.