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Renton Police believe they have identified suspect involved in March 1 shooting

Incident leaves 17-year-old male deceased.

Renton Police are investigating a shooting that took place March 1 and proved fatal for a 17-year-old male.

According to an RPD press release, officers responded to the report of shots fired on the 1400 block of North 4th Street just before 8 p.m. March 1.

They found a wounded juvenile in a nearby alley. He did not survive his injuries.

RPD announced via press release that Renton detectives identified a 41-year-old Seattle man as the shooter and arrested him earlier Tuesday, March 2.

The suspect is believed to have targeted the 17-year-old after an altercation. There are no other suspects believed to have been involved. RPD has not given any additional information as the investigation is ongoing.

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