One man died and another was critically injured after a shooting at the Eastwind Motel on July 18.
At about 6:35 a.m. July 18, officers responded to reports of a shooting near the 33200 block of Pacific Highway South. Upon arrival, police found two people had been shot, according to Cmdr. Casey Jones of Federal Way Police.
One victim was a 34-year-old man who died as a result of his injuries from the shooting, despite life-saving efforts by police and medics, Jones said.
The King County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as Julius R. McClelland. His cause of death was a gunshot wound of a lower extremity and it has been ruled a homicide.
The second victim is a 28-year-old man who was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Police said early information indicates the two men knew each other and were amid a dispute. At some point, both men were shot, however it is unclear who fired the gun.
There are no outstanding suspects, Jones said.