Police investigating shooting homicide

Police responded to calls of an illegal firearm discharge and discovered a 22-year-old male victim; the victim later died from his wounds

  • Tuesday, May 13, 2014 10:12am
  • News

The Federal Way Police Department (FWPD) is investigating a homicide in the 28100 block of 18th Ave S. According to FWPD, officers were responding to reports of an illegal firearm discharge and discovered the 22-year-old victim, described as a Hispanic male, when they arrived on scene. Medics responded and rendered aid to the victim, who was then transported to Harborview Medical Center for further treatment. According to police, the victim died of his wounds while at the hospital.

According to police, “the scene of the shooting was located east of the victim’s location in the parking lot of the complex.” Additional officers arrived and secured the location where the victim was found and where it’s believed the shooting took place.

Identification of the victim is pending confirmation from the King County Medical Examiner’s office.

Police are asking anyone with knowledge of the situation to call the Tip Line at (253) 835 6799 or visit www.safecityfw.com and click on the “Submit an Anonymous Tip” button available at that website.

Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@federalwaymirror.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.federalwaymirror.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in News

Superintendent Dr. Tammy Campbell
Federal Way Public Schools Superintendent Tammy Campbell stepping down in June

Deputy Superintendent Dr. Dani Pfeiffer appointed as incoming superintendent starting July 1, 2021.

A student holds a sign that reads "I can't breathe" at the protest on June 10, 2020, outside of Thomas Jefferson High School. (Olivia Sullivan/staff photo)
Federal Way mayor on Chauvin verdict: ‘This was the right decision’

City’s police department has made policy changes in the wake of George Floyd’s death.

The Redondo Beach boat launch is located at Redondo Beach Drive South in Des Moines. Photo courtesy of South King Fire
Man saved from car after driving into water off Redondo Beach boat launch

South King Fire rescue swimmer pulled the man from the sinking car around 12:30 a.m. April 16.

Lydia Assefa-Dawson
Federal Way Councilmember Lydia Assefa-Dawson announces run for King County Council District 7

Assefa-Dawson pledges to bring leadership and perspectives as a housing advocate, person with disabilities, immigrant, and mom to a seat held by 28-year incumbent.

Black Education Strategy Roundtable receives grant to advance racial equity

Federal Way-based organization aims to create equitable educational opportunities for Black students.

File photo
Multiple apartments, vehicles struck in shooting at Federal Way complex | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log April 7-13.

Photo via Pexels
King County residents needed for first respiratory study using Apple watches

UW study to help find if devices can detect early warning signs of acute respiratory infections, such as COVID-19 and flu.

Pexels photo
Celebrate Centerstage 2021 fundraiser kicks off May 9

Proceeds from the annual event benefit artist stipends, education programming and general operations.

Photo courtesy of Johnson and Johnson (jnj.com)
Johnson & Johnson vaccine halted in Washington over side effect

Following federal guidance, Washington health care providers are temporarily pausing Johnson &… Continue reading

Most Read