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Mitzi Johanknecht

Shooting leaves one man dead


(Burien) a 27 year old Sacramento man was shot early Sunday morning after leaving a party in Burien. The man was taken to Highline Hospital by friends and transferred to Harborview where he later died. (Case#C16045227)


On Sunday morning around 4:30 police responded to the area of S128 St and 21 Ave S for a report of shots being fired.   Within minutes police were told that a man with multiple gunshot wounds had been driven by friends to Highline Hospital.

Detectives learned the victim, a 27 year old Sacramento man, had been at a party with friends in the area of S128 St and 22 Ave S.  The victim left the party on foot and a short time later friends found him on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds.  

Police are asking anyone with information to call the King County Sheriff’s Office at 206-296-3311 or you can call Crime Stoppers and remain anonymous at 1-800-222-TIPS