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One dead in West Seattle shooting, on track to exceed highest homicide rate

Nov 3, 2022, 8:51 AM | Updated: 2:39 pm
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Seattle Police are investigating another shooting in West Seattle this week — this time leaving one man dead in a home. The shooting happened in a very residential part of town at the 5200 block of 17th Avenue Southwest in the Riverview neighborhood of West Seattle just after midnight.

911 callers reported hearing shots fired near the corner of Southwest Dawson Street and 17th Avenue.

Bellevue Police bust suspects in burglary, car and identity theft cases

When police arrived, they found a man inside a home with a gunshot wound.

Responders tried to save his life, but he died at the scene.

This comes just days after gunmen at Alki Beach fired at least 24 rounds at a man and woman walking down the park. According to the Seattle Crime Dashboard, homicides are also on pace to surpass the violence felt in 2020.

Homicide detectives are leading the investigation.

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One dead in West Seattle shooting, on track to exceed highest homicide rate