Bellevue Police Investigating Early Morning Shooting

Bellevue Police Detectives are investigating an early morning shooting that left one man with serious injuries and a suspect in police custody. This morning at 4:13 a.m., Bellevue Police responded to the Illahee Apartments, located in the 14000 block of Bel-Red Road, for a report of a shooting. Responding Officers located a 42-year-old male victim in an apartment with life threatening injuries. Officers administered first aid until medics arrived and transported the victim to the hospital. Police set up a perimeter, and a K-9 unit was called to assist with the search for the suspect. A Redmond Police K-9 unit responded and located the suspect, a 31-year-old male, sitting in a vehicle a short distance away from the scene. The suspect was detained and is being interviewed by Bellevue Detectives. There are no outstanding suspects and no ongoing danger to the community. Bellevue Detectives will be investigating to determine the motive for the shooting. Investigators believe that the suspect and victim knew each other.


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