One Dead After an Argument Leads to Shots Fired in Seatac Near Pacific Highway


Witness states that the males got into an argument that spilled over into shots fired and the driver being killed.

Update 5-12-2020 - King County Major Crimes Detectives are attempting to locate a second homicide suspect in the April 24, 2020 shooting death of a 22 year old man in SeaTac. King County Prosecutors have charged Eddie Lee Lewis Sulcer, a 17 year old male (18 in less than a month), as an adult with Murder 2nd degree and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm 1st degree.

Sulcer has a 2 million dollar warrant, extraditable in all 50 states. Sulcer is considered armed and dangerous and has ties to confirmed gang members who may be hiding him.

He frequents or has ties to the Auburn, Federal Way, Burien, Lakewood, Puyallup and other areas of Pierce County.

If locate Sulcer do not attempt to contact him, please call 911.


Update 4-29-2020 - The suspect in this case, 16 year old Emiliano Charre-Nunez was charged as an adult today in King County Superior Court with 2nd degree murder and unlawful possession of a firearm in the first degree.

Court documents show that Charre-Nunez was release from juvenile detention on his manslaughter conviction just four days before his alleged involvement in the shooting death of 22 year old Fernando Arias.

The court requested bail set at $2,000,000 dollars due to Charre-Nunez being an extreme danger to the public and a flight risk. Prosecutors noted that after killing Rafael Cervantes-Villanueva in 2018, Charre-Nunez fled to Texas and was not apprehended until Charre-Nunez returned to Washington State in July of 2018.

Prosecutors also noted that Charre-Nunez has prior convictions of carrying firearms and in one arrest was found to be wearing a bullet proof vest.

Charre-Nunez is also awaiting trial on assault charges stemming from assaulting another juvenile offender and staff was serving his time for manslaughter.

Charre-Nunez's next court appearance is scheduled for May 13th at 8:30 a.m.


Update 4-27-2020 - Detectives have arrested a 16 year old in connection with this homicide. Detectives wrote that through the cooperation of a witness they were able to identify the teenager as the shooter.

The suspect is already a convicted felon and not legally allowed to posses a firearm. The conviction stems from a case in 2019 where the suspect was convicted of manslaughter in the first degree.

In the manslaughter case back on May 5th 2018 the suspect was at a house party in the 17600 block of Military Road South in SeaTac when the gun he was carrying accidentally went off in a vehicle parked in front of the residence striking and killing Rafael Cervantes-Villanueva in the passenger seat.

Previous the the manslaughter conviction the suspect was also convicted of attempted residential burglary and unlawful possession of a firearm in Snohomish County.


SeaTac, WA: At around 12:30 a.m., King County Sheriff's Office received a report of shots fired at the 7-Eleven located in the 20000 block of International Boulevard. While deputies were responding, it was reported that at least one person was injured just east of the 7-Eleven in a vehicle.

When deputies arrived, they located the driver of a Dodge Magnum slumped over suffering from obvious fatal injuries.

Deputies set up a perimeter, deployed a K9 and called in Washington State Patrol's airplane in to help search for the suspect who reportedly fled the area on foot.

That K9 track turned up negative results for the suspect.

According to a witness, the victim and another male were in the 7-Eleven when they got into a disagreement with two other males. All four males left into the parking lot where the disagreement continued.

At one point shots were fired at the Dodge, striking, and killing the driver.