Crime

Man killed in shooting near Renton

Police investigate an early morning homicide near South 126th Street and Renton Avenue South.
Police investigate an early morning homicide near South 126th Street and Renton Avenue South. Courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Department

King County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating an early morning shooting that killed a man in his 20s near Renton.

Detectives say a patrol officer responded to South 126th Street and Renton Avenue South in Skyway after hearing shots fired about 4 a.m. Sunday.

The officer found a red car partially in the roadway with the driver slumped over the wheel.

Medics responded to the scene but were unable to resuscitate the man who suffered a gunshot wound.

Witnesses reported seeing the suspected shooters fleeing the area in a silver or gray Chevrolet Impala.

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