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15-year-old arrested in double shooting in Auburn

Post by Mike Archbold on July 10, 2009 at 1:25 pm |
July 10, 2009 1:25 pm

A 15-year-old boy was arrested early this morning by Auburn police in connection with the shooting Monday of two teenagers in Auburn.

The youth was arrested about 3 a.m. and taken to the King County Juvenile Youth Center. He was booked into jail for investigation of two counts of first degree assault.

Police had been looking for him since the shooting.

The shooting occurred just after 9:30 p.m. in the 1200 block of 30th Street Southeast. Officers arrived and found a 17-year-old boy with gunshot wounds to the chest and a 19-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the arm, police reported.

The 17-year-old was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for treatment. He was in critical condition, the Valley Regional Fire Authority reported. His condition today isn’t available.The older man was taken to Auburn Regional Medical Center.

No information was available about a possible motive in the case.

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