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Auburn Police Seek Public Assistance After Late Night Shooting

Auburn Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect in relation to a shooting that occurred Wednesday night around 10:30pm.

According to police, a couple fishing at the Green River beach access in the 31500 block of 104th Ave SE were approached by a man in a truck. The man exited the truck and began to urinate near the pair.  The male of couple confronted the man, reportedly stating “Do you mind, my wife is right here.”

The man from the truck allegedly then fired several shots, striking the couple’s vehicle.  The female of the couple was also hit.

The male drove the injured female to the nearby 7-11 on Harvey Rd and 8th St NE.  Valley Regional Fire Authority and King County Medic One responded to the scene.  The woman’s injuries were serious enough that medics on scene determined she required air transport to Harborview Medical Center.  She is currently listed in stable, but serious condition.

Auburn Police have put out a notice with a description of the suspect and his truck:

“White male, 35-45 years old, 5’08”-5’10”, with an average build. Red, blonde or light-colored facial hair with a mustache. The suspect was also wearing a ball cap at the time of the incident.

The suspect’s vehicle is described as a dark-colored, maybe charcoal, 2000-2010 likely Dodge pickup. The truck has a lifted suspension with big tires, very loud exhaust, with 2 off-road style lights over the cab. The truck may also have a fancy grill.”

Police request that “anyone with information on this case or knowledge of someone matching the above description is encouraged to call our tip line at (253) 288-7403. Reference case #19-12520.”

Evergreen Media was on scene and has video of the aftermath.

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