Police investigating fatal shooting of 19-year-old man in Federal Way

Police responded to a shooting at the Westway Community Center around 10:40 p.m. April 20.

Photo courtesy of South Sound Media

Photo courtesy of South Sound Media

A homicide investigation is underway after a 19-year-old man was shot and killed Monday night in Federal Way.

Just after 10:40 p.m. April 20, Federal Way patrol officers responded to reports of a shooting at the Westway Community Center in the 33400 block of 21st Ave. SW, according to FWPD Cmdr. Kurt Schwan.

When officers arrived, the male victim was found near the community center building. Life-saving measures were attempted by first responders, but the man’s injuries were fatal and he died at the scene.

Schwan noted the motive of the shooting has not yet been determined, and Federal Way detectives are assisting with the investigation.

Federal Way police have not released any suspect information at this time.




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