Violence Continues in South King County, This Time with a Male Shot in Kent


A male was discovered shot in the buttocks behind Dickey's BBQ along West Meeker Street in Kent.

Kent, WA: At around 6:45 p.m., Kent Police were dispatched to the Dickey's BBQ located in the 1400 block of West Meeker Street. When officers arrived, they found an unknown aged male down on the ground by a bicycle suffering a gunshot wound to his buttocks.

The officers applied a tourniquet to the area of the wound and called Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority and King County Medic One in to treat the victim.

The victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with believed non-life- threatening injuries.

The male victim was not cooperative with officers on the scene.

Detectives are investigating.