File photo.

File photo.

Renton man pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from hair salon robbery in Seattle

Investigators say the man stole $55,000 worth of jewerly and property from someone inside the salon.

A Renton man is being charged with robbery, assault and unlawful possession of a firearm after allegedly robbing a person for $55,000 worth of jewelry and property from a person inside a hair salon.

On May 11, 24-year-old Ezekiel Anthony Palmer pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from a robbery that occurred on April 22, 2022.

According to the Certification for Determination of Probable Cause, the defendant, who was allegedly wearing a ski mask, entered a hair salon, pointed a gun at the back of the victim’s head, and demanded the victim’s property.

According to Seattle Police Department documents, the victim told investigators that the defendant pointed a gun at the back of his head and said something to the effect of “you know what it is, take off your necklace and watch.”

Documents claim Palmer took jewelry, two phones, and keys from the victim – valued at approximately $55,000 – from the victim. After telling the victim to get on the ground, the defendant left the salon.

According to police documents the victim and the defendant exchanged about 15 collective rounds of gunfire at each other as Palmer fled.

Palmer was eventually arrested by police. He had previous felony convictions.




Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@rentonreporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.rentonreporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in News

(Right most) Renton Mayor Armondo Pavone, (Second to right) Governor Jay Inslee, (Middle) and King County Executive Dow Constantine, as they celebrate the groundbreaking of the Sunset Gardens housing project. (Courtesy of the City of Renton)
Governor Inslee comes to Renton to celebrate new Sunset Gardens housing project

Sunset Gardens will provide affordable housing for veterans, persons with disabilities, and seniors.

File Photo
Data released on fireworks-related injuries in Washington

Last year fireworks caused $122,000 in damage.

File photo.
Mysterious in-home deaths of father, two daughters ruled as starvation

Written materials about fasting were found in the home; the father’s death called a suicide.

Dr. Faisal Khan. Courtesy of King County.
Dr. Faisal Khan appointed as next King County health director

Dennis Worsham will continue to serve as interim director until September 6.

Tsr
Renton spa employee accused of trying to coerce woman into prostitution, posing nude

Quyen T. Nguyen, 39, has been accused of attempted promotion of prostitution… Continue reading

Teaser
King County experts discuss extreme heat mitigation plan

The plan includes improving infrastructure and communications to prevent future disasters.

T
Public art call for South King County transit corridor

Deadline is July 13 for artists to apply to have their work in new RapidRide expansion.

Construction at Lindbergh High School is expected to last from summer 2022 to spring 2024. Image courtesy of Renton School District.
Lindbergh High School construction begins in July, will continue until 2024

The preparation phase for construction at the high school started in March 2021.

Most Read