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Teen turns himself in after deadly Renton shooting

Apr 14, 2024, 6:51 PM | Updated: 7:16 pm

Photo: A Renton Police Department vehicle...

Renton detectives are looking for the people who shot and killed a 19-year-old and attacked another man on Saturday. (Photo: James Lynch, KIRO Newsradio)

(Photo: James Lynch, KIRO Newsradio)

Renton police were sent to reports of a shooting after a 16-year-old called in saying he shot someone.

According to the Renton Police Department (RPD), the shooting happened on Camas Avenue Northeast around 4 p.m. Saturday.

When officers arrived, they found a 15-year-old boy with life-threatening injuries. He was transported to Harborview Medical Center.

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The 16-year-old is currently in custody.

On Sunday, RPD reported that the shooting is now being investigated as a homicide, as the 15-year-old has died. The 16-year-old is expected to have his first court appearance Monday.

Julia Dallas is a content editor at MyNorthwest. You can read her stories here. Follow Julia on X, formerly known as Twitter, here and email her here.

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