Auburn shooting stemmed from drug deal

Staff writerMay 9, 2014 

The woman in this car was shot Friday in Auburn.


A woman was shot in the neck Friday after a drug deal turned into a robbery, Auburn police said.

The victim, another woman and a man met inside a vehicle in a parking lot in the 1400 block of Auburn Way South about 9:40 a.m.

Commander Mike Hirman said the man pulled a gun and a fight broke out. The man allegedly got out of the car and fired several rounds at the woman in the driver’s seat.

The woman was struck in the neck. She was taken to Harborview Medical Center. Her condition was not immediately known.

Police arrested the man and other woman nearby.

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