RENTON, Wash. (AP) — A man was killed and six others wounded in a shooting that broke out early Saturday in the Seattle suburb of Renton, police said.
Officers found the people who had been wounded in the shooting along with “a large agitated” crowd after callers told police shortly before 1 a.m. that shots had been fired in the downtown area, the Renton Police Department tweeted.
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Fire personnel and officers were trying to treat a badly wounded 32-year-old Tacoma man but the crowd forced them to move him to a “more secure location,” police said in a statement. The man died.
Six other people went to hospitals with gunshot injuries, police said.
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Residents told police they heard an argument before the shooting, police said, but it’s unclear what led to the argument and no arrests have been made.