• Witnesses sought in Burien freeway shooting


    BURIEN, Wash. - Troopers are hoping to find anyone who witnessed a drive-by shooting on a Burien highway.

    The incident happened on Nov. 1 on westbound SR 518 near Des Moines Memorial Drive.

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    Troopers went to meet the victim at a Starbucks on First Avenue South at 9:30 p.m. after the victim called 911.

    The victim, who was driving a 2006 Toyota Camry, said that the driver of a Chevrolet Impala, a black man with a bandana covering his mouth, had fired at their Camry on westbound SR 518 at Des Moines Memorial Drive.  

    Reporter Rob Munoz talked to troopers about the person they're looking for in his story on KIRO 7 News at 5 p.m.  >>http://kiro.tv/LiveNews

    The victim said that before the shot was fired, the Impala had been following the Camry extremely close, so they slowed. 

    The driver of the Impala then pulled up next to the victim and showed a handgun.  

    The driver of the Impala subsequently pulled behind the Camry and fired one shot, which struck the right rear wheel well, before exiting to Des Moines Memorial Drive at a high rate of speed.

    State patrol detectives are seeking any witnesses or information about the suspect or vehicle involved in the shooting.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Mauro at 425-401-7746 or by email at victoria.mauro@wsp.wa.gov.

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