Renton man shot, killed at encampment

Renton Police are asking for information or witnesses

Police are looking for information on a shooting that killed one man at a Renton location where several people experiencing homelessness were staying.

The 27-year-old was shot Sunday, Feb. 16 at the campsite, according to Renton Police Department. No additional information has been released of the victim and the suspect has not been identified by police.

Around 12:25 p.m. on Sunday a caller told 911 a man had been shot at a transient camp on the 13200 block of 89th Avenue South, near Renton Avenue South.

The shooting occurred in that area, west of South Second Street and Hardie Avenue Southwest. Officers arrived and administered CPR to the victim but he did not survive.

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying anyone seen leaving the area of the camp around the time of the incident. The investigation is ongoing, under case 20-1932.


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