Transit center shooting
Renton police were dispatched at approximately 7:56 p.m. Nov. 8 to the Metro Transit Center at 210 Burnett Avenue South for reports of a potential shooting between subjects on the scene. Officers arrived and and concluded there was a dispute between a group of individuals where shots “may have been fired.” According to the department, it was unknown who was involved, with all parties having fled prior to police arrival. During the investigation, a subject who was at the transit center during the incident had a gun without proper documentation. He was arrested and transported to jail, according to the department. No victim has come forward from the shooting, with no witnesses available to speak to police, according to the department.
Threat with a weapon
Renton police were dispatched on Nov. 11 at approximately 3 p.m. to a threat with a weapon call in the 2200 block of Northeast 9th Street in Renton. According to the department, dispatch advised a subject driving a white Hyundai had threatened several subjects at a residence with a gun. The subject had since fled the scene in the Hyundai. According to the department, upon contact, the juvenile victims advised officers they knew the suspect and identified him as a juvenile acquaintance. Officers developed probable cause to charge the identified suspect with assault in the first degree.
Renton police were dispatched on Nov. 8 at approximately 3:23 p.m. to a threat with a gun following a road rage incident near the 4200 block of East Valley Road in Renton. According to the department, officers contacted the reporting party who advised he was traveling near the intersection of East Valley Road and Southwest 43rd Street when the suspect made an abrupt U-turn, causing him to slam the brakes. The reporting party honked his horn at the suspect vehicle and a man aimed a black handgun at him through the window and told him to “keep driving.” According to the department, the victim advised he feared for his life and felt threatened. The victim felt positively that they could identify the suspect if seen again.
Renton police were dispatched on Nov. 6 at approximately 12:53 p.m. to reports of an assault at a convenience store in the 1200 block of Southwest 43rd Street in Renton. According to the department, officers contacted a woman who stated she had been assaulted by a man who was an acquaintance in a tent on a trail near the convenience store. Officers observed minor injuries she suffered during the assault. According to the department, aid was dispatched to the location to treat the woman’s wounds. While looking for the suspect, officers came across a man who claimed to also have been assaulted by the same suspect. The victim assisted officers in locating the suspect, who was walking back to his encampment, according to the department. The suspect was arrested without further incident on assault in the second degree, according to the department.