Report confirms uptick in shootings across King County, Seattle

Seattle police are reporting five gunfire incidents within a 24-hour period. And mayors in Kent, Auburn, Tukwila, and Renton are trying to find solutions after an uptick in violence.

“Clearly, the level of violence has just come to an unacceptable level and I think all of us are collectively saying ‘enough is enough,’” Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell told KIRO Radio.

On Friday, King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office released an updated Quarter 1-3 (or January – September) report on gun violence data compiled from 39 law enforcement agencies across the county. The office collects this data for its “Shots Fired Project,” which launched in 2017 in an effort to

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