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John Urquhart

Man shot in face by roommate


(Burien) a 58 year old Burien man has been arrested for shooting his roommate early this morning at a house in the 13000 block of Occidental Ave S. The victim, a 38 year old man, was taken to Harborview with at least one gunshot wound to the head. (C17011308)


The incident happened just before 9:30 this morning.  Police received a 911 call saying  a man had been shot at a house in the 13000 block of Occidental Ave S.  When police arrived they found the victim near the 13000 block of 1 Ave S.  He had run from the house after he was shot.

Police located and arrested the suspect a short time later.  The case is still active and ongoing and the suspect will be booked into the King County Jail later in the day.   There is no information yet about what led up to the shooting.  The victim is in serious but stable condition at Harborview Hospital.