2 people found dead with gunshot wounds outside shopping mall in Washington, police say
RENTON, Wash. (KOMO) — Police have blocked of areas of a shopping mall in Renton, Washington, where two people were found dead Monday afternoon
An aerial view of police and firefighters responding to a reported “incident” at the Landing outdoor mall in Renton, Washington on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (KOMO)
The Renton Police Department said officers responded to a call about shots fired around 2:40 p.m. outside the Regal Cinemas at The Landing, an outdoor shopping mall.
Police said they arrived to discover two deceased males.
Per witnesses it appears this may have been a murder/suicide,” police noted on Twitter.
1/2 Ofcr’s responded to a shots fired call around 2:39 p.m. today outside the cinemas area at The Landing. Ofcrs. arrived to find two deceased males. Per witnesses it appears this may have been a murder/suicide. pic.twitter.com/XTWUrSaVtH
— Renton Police Dept. (@RentonpdWA) November 21, 2022
Renton Regional Fire Authority tweeted units were responding to an “incident” at the cinemas.
Units responding with @RentonpdWA for an incident near the Regal Cinemas at the Landing. At this time details are very limited. Please avoid the area and allow crews to work. All further details will come from @RentonpdWA when available.
— Renton Regional Fire Authority (@RentonRFA) November 21, 2022
At this time details are very limited. Please avoid the area and allow crews to work,” according to the fire agency’s tweet.
Witnesses at The Landing reported hearing gunshots near 10th Street and Logan Ave.
Police said the scene “has been contained and no further danger to the public.”
An investigation is underway.
They also asked witnesses to contact 911 and reference Case # 22-12389.