Captain Monica Alexander
Government and Media Relations
(360) 596-4010 – office
(360) 596-4015 – fax
http://www.wsp.wa.gov

*** For Immediate Release***

Date: November 10, 2017
Contact: Trooper Rick Johnson
Phone: (425) 766-0812
E-mail: Rick.Johnson@wsp.wa.gov
Twitter: @wspd2pio


Witnesses Sought In Freeway Shooting

King County --At approximately 9:30pm on November 1, 2017, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) responded to a report of a vehicle that was shot at WB SR 518 near Des Moines Memorial Drive.

WSP troopers contacted the victim at the Starbucks on 1st Ave South in Burien who was driving a 2006 Toyota Camry shown in the picture below. The victim stated that a Chevrolet Impala, similar to the one shown below, driven by an African American male with a bandana covering their mouth had fired at their vehicle in the area of WB SR 518 and Des Moines Memorial Drive. The victim also stated that the Chevrolet was previously following them extremely close so they slowed at which time the vehicle pulled up next to them and brandished a handgun. The Chevrolet subsequently pulled back in behind them and fired one shot which struck the right rear wheel well before exiting to Des Moines Memorial Drive at a high rate of speed.

The victim was uninjured and called 911 prior to meeting troopers at the Starbucks.

Vehicles

WSP detectives are seeking any witnesses or information on the suspect or vehicle involved in this incident. Please contact Detective Mauro at (425) 401-7746 or by email at Victoria.Mauro@wsp.wa.gov.

 

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