Man killed, woman critically injured in early morning shooting

A man was killed and a woman was critically injured early this morning in Maple Valley according to King County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Sergeant Cindi West.

The incident happened in the 23200 block of 212th Avenue Southeast.

A property owner called 911 just before 4 a.m., West said, and reported hearing people and noise on his property. Then the line went dead and the man called back a few minutes later and said he shot two people.

Police responded to the scene where the man was declared dead and the woman was airlifted to Harborview.

Detectives are on the scene investigating.

More details to come as they become available.



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