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Thursday, September 11, 2008

Seattle Police Investigating Murder in The Jungle

posted by on September 11 at 9:36 AM

Seattle Polce are investigating a murder in Beacon Hill after a man was found shot to death earlier this morning.

At 12 50 this morning, someone flagged down a patrol officer on the 700 block of S. Dearborn and told the officer there was an injured man in The Jungle, a wooded area on the northwest side of Beacon Hill near I-5, dotted with homeless encampments.

Police found the man—on an access road near the 1100 block of South Atlantic Street—dead from an apparent gunshot wound to the chest.

Officers searched the area but were unable to find any suspects.

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