Moments ago Seattle Police and King County Sheriff’s Officers apprehended two suspects in the Rainier View neighborhood who earlier in the day had led them on a high speed chase.
The two suspects- who were allegedly involved in a drive by shooting yesterday in the Rainier Beach area- chose to abandon their black Chevy Tahoe in the middle of Luther Avenue South. They then attempted to hide out in the area rather than continue their getaway by truck.
“At first I just thought they were friends of my boyfriend, but then I saw them just leave their truck in the middle of the street and start running. Then literally about five seconds later all these police cars showed up and surrounded it.” Said Laquisha Frank who was visiting her boyfriend in the neighborhood at the time and was an eyewitness to the suspects ditching their car.
“I was scared that something bad was going to happen. When I saw the police get out of their cars with their rifles I was like I’m staying in my boyfriends house and locking the door!”Frank continued.
After a 90 minute search that included the usage of several police dogs, officers apprehended the at a 3 way traffic stop on Beacon Avenue South
are searching for two suspects of African descent who earlier today abandoned their black Chevy Tahoe in the middle of Luther Avenue in the Rainier View area.
It is believed that both suspects are hiding in the surrounding neighborhoods of Campbell Hill,