One killed, one critically injured in shooting in Kent parking lot

    A woman was killed and a man was seriously hurt in a double shooting in Kent late Tuesday night. The suspect fled the scene. (KOMO News photo)

    KENT, Wash. - Kent police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened late Tuesday night in a parking lot of a group of businesses along State Route 516 in Kent.

    At about 10:45 p.m. police responded and found two people in a vehicle in the parking lot at 12990 SE Kent-Kangley Road.

    Both victims, a woman and a man, had been shot. The woman, who is from Federal Way, was declared dead at the scene after lifesaving efforts were unsuccessful. The man, a Kent resident, was taken to Harborview in grave condition.

    Kent police said they are searching for the suspect and they don't believe this was a random shooting. Police have not released any other information about the suspect.

    Investigators are still gathering information from witnesses and are collecting evidence from the scene, working to clarify the events that led to the shooting.


    This is a developing news story. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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