Pair of suspects in Seattle shooting still on the run

Jan 23, 2020, 3:28 PM | Updated: Jan 24, 2020, 4:21 pm

Seattle shooting, Seattle shooters...

Marquise Latrelle Tolbert (left) and William Ray Tolliver (right) are wanted as suspects in a downtown Seattle shooting. (Seattle PD)

(Seattle PD)

Police are searching for two men suspected in a mass shooting in downtown Seattle Wednesday night.

Seattle Police Chief: Fatal shooting in Seattle ‘unacceptable’
Witnesses describe ‘chaotic’ scene
1 dead, 7 injured in Seattle shooting

The suspects named by Seattle Police are Marquise Latrelle Tolbert (age 24, 6’1″ 200 pounds) and William Ray Tolliver (age 24, 6’0″ 145 pounds). Both men are considered armed and dangerous. SPD is encouraging anyone who sees them or knows where they are to immediately call 911.

Arrest records reveal both are documented gang members with extensive criminal histories. Tolliver has previously been arrested 44 times with 20 convictions, for offenses including unlawful possession of firearm, theft, malicious mischief, and assault. Tolbert has been arrested 21 times with 15 convictions, including robbery, possession of a stolen vehicle, discharging a firearm in a public place, theft, and harassment.

Tolliver has one conviction for a Class C felony, while Tolbert has two for a Class B felony, and one other for a Class C. A Class B felony typically comes with a prison term up 10 years, while Class C is punishable up to five years.

Officers are reviewing video footage from every surveillance camera they can find for more information.

KIRO 7 reports police arrested a third suspect, Jamel Linonell Jackson, 21, at the scene for possessing a gun as a felon. He admitted to having a gun at the shooting, which police corroborated with video evidence. Jackson was booked late Wednesday night after he was released from Harborview Medical Center, where he was treated for a gunshot wound.

KIRO 7 reports Jackson’s criminal history includes robbery convictions, a misdemeanor harassment conviction, and two prior convictions for unlawful handgun possession, court documents show.

In 2017, according to KIRO 7, prosecutors wrote Jackson was “likely to commit a violent offense” after he was arrested for possession of a handgun outside the McDonald’s on Third Avenue.

“We will relentlessly investigate tonight’s shooting at 3rd and Pine until all those responsible are brought to justice,” Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best said in a Wednesday night Tweet.

Police are asking anyone with photo or video evidence of Wednesday night’s shooting to submit it here.

MyNorthwest News

Photo: KIRO Newsradio is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its "newsradio" format with a special ...

MyNorthwest Staff

KIRO celebrates 50th anniversary of ‘newsradio’ format with special alumni broadcast

KIRO Newsradio is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its "newsradio" format with a special broadcast featuring several prominent alumni.

2 hours ago

Photo: Police swarm Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood after shooting on July 3....

James Lynch

Police identify 2 girls who were with alleged Alderwood Mall shooter

There are new developments in last week's deadly shooting at Alderwood Mall. Jayda Woods-Johnson, 13, was killed.

3 hours ago

Photo: A sea lion pup at the Point Defiance Zoo bonds with its mother....

Julia Dallas

Sea lion pup earns her name at local zoo; another animal expecting

Woodland Park Zoo and Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium both have news! Two animals are experiencing motherhood for the first time.

5 hours ago

Photo: Saks OFF 5th at Westlake Center in downtown Seattle will close on July 20....

Bill Kaczaraba

Departure of Saks from downtown Seattle hits retail core with another bit of bad news

Downtown Seattle’s retail core is taking another hit with the announcement that Saks OFF 5th will close this month.

5 hours ago

portland hospitals...

Frank Sumrall

2,400 patients potentially exposed to HIV, hepatitis in Portland hospitals

More than 2,400 patients at hospitals in Portland, Oregon could have potentially been exposed to infectious diseases -- including hepatitis B, C and HIV.

8 hours ago

Photo: Police say a man reached for his chicken sandwich, flipping his car....

Bill Kaczaraba

Chicken sandwich causes car to flip in Vancouver

It turned out to be a very bad day for a man who dropped his chicken sandwich in his car. He flipped his vehicle reaching for it.

8 hours ago

Pair of suspects in Seattle shooting still on the run