Crime

Man fatally shot in Kent, police say

A man was fatally shot early Sunday in Kent, according to police there.

Kent police responded to a report of shots fired about 1:50 a.m. in the 25100 block of 74th Avenue South and found the victim unresponsive, spokesman Jarod Kasner wrote in a news release.

The 25-year-old was unable to be resuscitated and was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Preliminary reports indicate that this was not a random incident and the male was targeted,” Kasner wrote. “The motive may be linked to the victim’s association to criminal activity.”

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

Kenny Ocker: 253-597-8627, @KennyOcker

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