Man Shot And Killed At First Hill Gas Station


Police say a man in his late 50s was fatally shot while sitting in his truck outside of a First Hill gas station early this morning.

At about 2:30, police received a call from a security guard working near 9th and James, who reported hearing three gunshots.

Police arrived and found the victim sitting in his car at a gas station at Terry Ave and James St.

The man had been shot once in the head, and his foot was stuck on his truck’s accelerator. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Update: Police say they do not believe the shooting was random and are asking anyone with information to call homicide detectives at 206 684-5550. 

Thanks to Silver for the tip.