Police investigating after 17-year-old shot, killed in Renton

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Renton police are investigating after a 17-year-old boy was shot and killed early Saturday.

According to police, officers were called to the Windsor Apartments in the 4400 block of Northeast Fifth Street at 4:05 a.m. for reports of gunshots.

After trying to find suspects or witnesses, officers found a person who directed them to the victim’s location in a grassy area near the east side of the Safeway parking lot in the 4300 block of Northeast Fourth Street.

The teen had obvious gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Renton police.

Police are still investigating what led up to the shooting.

Anyone who was in the area of the Windsor Apartments on May 6 between 3:30 a.m. and 4:15 a.m. or was in the Safeway parking lot during that time and has information that may help with the investigation is asked to call Renton Police Det. Edwards at 425-430-7632 or email cedwards@rentonwa.gov.

Tips, videos, and photos can be sent anonymously to crimetips@rentonwa.gov.